Full course description
Date and time
Thursday 5 March 2020, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
This learning event is right for you if you are a new or beginning teacher teaching at primary or secondary level
This workshop will assist you to create and update your own classroom management model based on Positive Behaviour Development that includes topics such as establishing classroom rules and expectations, being "fair" and " firm", addressing disengaged behaviour, defusing conflict, establishing professional teacher-student relationships and strengthening respectful classroom relationhips.
The key to any positive and engaging behaviour management system is that it must be values driven and have a relational focus to build a robust classroom community and to maximise academic outcomes.
- an understanding of how to develop discipline with less reliance on punishment
- a knowledge of how to promote engagement of students
- an understanding of the key ingredients of professional teacher- student relationships
- an ability to strengthen respectful classroom relationships
David Vinegrad is a well-known presenter with extensive experience in the area of behaviour management, both nationally and internationally. He has highly developed skills as a facilitator, trainer and presenter, and is widely recognised as an international expert on restorative justice and behaviour management. David has played a major role in the introduction of restorative practice into schools in Australia and internationally. He is an experienced counsellor and mediator, including high level management of critical incidents and school based trauma. David has over 30 years of experience working with teachers and students in a variety of diverse educational settings