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How to Manage Behaviour in Further Education

How to Manage Behaviour in Further Education

Second Edition

June 2012 | 168 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
'Dave Vizard presents a wealth of sound techniques to promote positive behaviour as well as how to respond to learners who are both troubled and troublesome in a college setting...a must for those who daily face challenging behaviours as well as those who offer advice and support'- Rob Long, Behaviour Specialist and Project Worker

Packed with advice, ideas and staff development activities, this practical book provides everything you need to manage difficult behaviour and create a positive learning environment in Further Education settings.

New to this second edition:

- advice on dealing with mobile phones in lectures

- supporting students experiencing cyber-bullying

- dealing with gang culture

- managing confrontations between students and lecturers

- how to re-engage disaffected learners

- working with learners from a diverse range of backgrounds

- supporting additional needs

- using the right sort of language

- managing difficult groups, and adult groups

- examples from prisons and work-based learning situations

- reflective activities

Ideal for lecturers, teachers and support staff working with young people and adults in Further Education, everything in the book has been tried and tested by the author.

Dave Vizard is an independent consultant and trainer on behaviour management who has worked with hundreds of colleges and schools on improving student behaviour.

Getting Started
Making a Strong First Impression
Creating Positive Learning Environments
Effective Strategies to Use with Students Displaying Challenging Behaviour
The Importance of Body Language
Managing Anger and Confrontation
Managing Difficult Groups
Establishing a Consistent Approach
Using the Whole Team
Staff Development Activities
References and Further Reading
Useful Websites

This book has been recommended to our PGCE/DET students to support their further reading in relation to an assignment.

Mrs Jane Booth
Teacher Trainer, Bromley College of FE & HE
June 24, 2015

This is essential reading for new practitioners in FE. Vizard highlight the key focus areas of behaviour management with useful tools and strategies that are pro-active in reducing classroom management issues.

Mr Geoffrey Hughes
Teacher Education, Leicester College
June 23, 2015

excellent research, so much so I had to fight the learners and my team off, so I could finish reading it!

Miss Isabelle King
WFD, national Council of Voluntary Youth Services
May 19, 2015

A good resource for lecturers to support classroom management

Mrs Beverley Owen-jones
May 1, 2015

Really, really useful book full of great tips. I find that I dip into it to help with situations that arise - always find the answer in the book.

Mrs Alicia Hawkes
Education, Totton College
March 9, 2015

A useful book for the Managing Behaviour unit of the CET/DET. It is always a bonus to have some teaching activities included.

Mrs Jane Boothman
Education, South Gloucestershire & Stroud College
January 20, 2015

A very useful read providing essential background information for all PGCE students working in the post 16 sector.

Mr Andrew Faulkner
Business, South Devon College
December 29, 2014

Excellent content for our Understanding and Managing Behaviours unit.

Mrs Jane Boothman
Education, South Gloucestershire & Stroud College
March 29, 2016

perfect thank you

Dr Liane Purnell
Department of Education, Newman University
October 9, 2014

Probably one of the best books covering a subject that every student teacher requires information on. Wrote an essay and presentation on the back of this wonderful book. very useful resources at the back of the book

Mr Phil Waring
Department of Education, Huddersfield University
May 5, 2014

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