To mark the launch of his book ‘Understanding and developing positive behaviour in schools’ Patrick Garton will introduce some of the key ideas and approaches that are covered in his book.

Behaviour is often the number one concern for teachers in the early stages of their career and these two online events will introduce participants to the ideas and approaches that are explored in Patrick’s book ‘Understanding and developing positive behaviour in schools’ published in November 2020 by Critical Publishing.

Tuesday 17 November, 6.00-6.30pm – Session 1 will focus on the first 3 chapters of the book;

  1. Behaviour matters
  2. Understanding how your behaviours influence the behaviour of others
  3. Whole class systems, structures and routines

Wednesday 25 November6.00-6.30pm – Session 2 will focus on chapters 4 – 7

  1. Behaviour management as part of the classroom environment
  2. Understanding individuals
  3. Behaviour management in a wider school context
  4. Working with parents and carers to support positive behaviour

Places are free and can be booked here.

Patrick Garton is Director of Oxfordshire Teacher Training, an Ofsted–rated Outstanding SCITT provider that works with primary, special, nursery and secondary schools across Oxfordshire. He also has lead roles within the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance and the River Learning Trust. Prior to this he held a number of teaching and leadership roles in primary and secondary schools, predominantly in London and Oxford. He is a trustee and trainer for NASBTT and a passionate advocate of high quality and coherently focused initial teacher training and early career development which prepares teachers for long and rewarding careers. He has always maintained a regular teaching timetable to ensure that everything he does has relevance to the world of the classroom.

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