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Effective classroom management

About the Session

Mastering Effective Classroom Management: Strategies for a Positive and Productive Learning Environment


Description: This professional development session is designed to equip teachers, especially ECTs with practical strategies and techniques for mastering effective classroom management. Participants will explore evidence-based approaches to creating a positive and productive learning environment, fostering student engagement, and promoting academic success.


Key Focus Areas:

  1. Establishing Clear Expectations and Routines:

    • Learn how to establish clear and consistent expectations for behaviour, academic performance, and classroom procedures.

    • Explore the importance of establishing routines and procedures to promote predictability, organisation, and a sense of safety for students.

  2. Building Positive Relationships:

    • Discuss the critical role of positive teacher-student relationships in effective classroom management.

    • Explore strategies for building rapport, trust, and mutual respect with students, including active listening, empathy, and individualised support.

  3. Promoting Engagement and Active Learning:

    • Learn techniques for promoting student engagement and active participation in lessons, activities, and discussions.

    • Explore strategies for incorporating cooperative learning, hands-on activities, and student-centred approaches to maximise learning opportunities.

  4. Managing Transitions and Transitions:

    • Discover effective strategies for managing transitions between activities, lessons, and classroom routines.

    • Explore techniques for minimising disruptions, maximising instructional time, and maintaining momentum throughout the learning day.

  5. Addressing Challenging Behaviours:

    • Gain insights into proactive and reactive strategies for addressing challenging behaviours in the classroom.

    • Learn how to establish a positive behaviour management system, set appropriate consequences, and provide support for students with diverse needs.

  6. Cultivating a Positive Classroom Culture:

    • Explore ways to create a positive classroom culture that celebrates diversity, fosters inclusivity, and promotes kindness and respect among students.

    • Learn how to encourage student voice and ownership in classroom decisions, rules, and norms.


Duration: The session is structured to allow for in-depth exploration of each focus area, with opportunities for interactive discussions, case studies, and hands-on activities.


Additional Benefits: Participants will receive access to resources, templates, and best practices guidelines to support the implementation of effective classroom management strategies. Additionally, the session will provide opportunities for networking, sharing of experiences, and collaborative problem-solving.


By engaging in this session, teachers / ECTs will gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to create a positive and productive learning environment where all students can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.


The session can be customised to align with your specific needs, which will be thoroughly addressed during the booking process.

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