Low-Medium Level Escalation: Classroom Management Strategies

Students talking out of turn, making unnecessary noise, calling out, having no equipment, or having a lack of regard for others are among the most commonly reported forms of poor behaviour in class that impedes teaching and learning. This handout contains practical strategies for dealing with this frequent low-to-medium level disruption.

Positive Behaviour Strategy Team Planning

NBSS partner schools are required to select a number of representative staff members to form a Positive Behaviour Strategy Team. This team works closely with NBSS personnel and school management to identify areas of concern in their school community and to pilot, monitor and evaluate strategies to address these issues. The aim of the work undertaken is to promote positive behaviour and learning throughout the school. This document contains guidelines and planning forms to assist the work of the Positive Behaviour Strategy Team.

Transition & Transfer: Belonging Plus+ Behaviours for Learning and Skills for Success Journal Insert

Comprehensive transition and transfer programmes are essential for successful transition from primary to post primary. This homework journal insert is used as part of the NBSS Belonging Plus+ transition and transfer induction programme that orientate students to the expectations and operation of their new school, introduces them to the learning skills needed at second level and supports the social, emotional and wellbeing aspects of transition.

Transition & Transfer: Belonging Plus+ Class Rules and Routines Poster

As part of Belonging Plus+ The NBSS Transition and Transfer Programms first year students are explicitly taught specific rules and routines which help to define for them what behaviours are required in different settings in their new school. NBSS team members work with schools in the assessment, planning, design and implementation of transition and transfer programmes and induction programmes that take account of the social, emotional and personal aspects of transition, as well as the learning and thinking skills needed to succeed at second level.