Face to face training day breakdown for this element of Unit 4: Promoting children and young people's positive behaviour.

CME learners should read this page and ensure the preparation tasks are complete before attending the face to face training days.

The 2018-19 face to face training day for this unit will be on

  • Monday 26 November 2018, 9.30am - 4.00pm 
    The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire, DE55 1AU

What tasks must learners do prior to attending the course?

Task
(including what the learner will need to bring to the training day)
Which CME assessment criteria will the task generate evidence for?How will the task be used during the training day?
1. Source a behaviour policy from one of the schools where you work and give a brief summary of its key points.4.1.1 (full)Discussion activity
2. Interview a member of staff in your chosen school to find out the benefits of having clear boundaries and rules as set out in the behaviour policy and how this is linked to motivation. Bring a copy of your questions and a summary of the responses to the Face to Face day.4.1.3 (full)
4.2.1 (partial)
Group discussion
3. Prepare a simple song, no longer than 4 lines) to lead in a small group on the Face to Face day.4.2.4
4.2.6
Post lunch re-engaging activity

What tasks must learners do after attending the course?

Task
(including what the learner will need to bring to the training day)
Which CME assessment criteria will the task generate evidence for?How does the task build on learning from the training day?How will it be assessed?
1. Record a discussion or write an article outlining examples of how you have promoted positive behaviour and how it affects motivation in the classroom.4.2.1
4.2.2
4.2.3
Building on Top Tips session and how you have applied.Written notes or recording submitted.
2. Identify a pupil/group/class that you teach and record examples of their inappropriate behaviour then plan and deliver a lesson which addresses these issues.4.2.3
4.3.1
4.3.2
Apply the learning from What If Scenarios session.Viewing of video evidence and assessment of written evidence
3. Compile a portfolio of lesson plans that show how you have applied different behaviour management strategies from your toolkit. This could include video footage.4.2.3-5
4.3.1-2
4.4.3-4
Application of the different behaviour management strategies that have been presented on the course.Portfolio lesson plans with reflective comments from the teacher after the lesson and/or video evidence and reflection.

Useful resources

  • Documents from your own professional context(s) which relate to encouraging positive behaviour in children and young people.
  • Philpott, C: 'The management and organisation of learning in the music classroom' in Philpott C and Spruce, G: Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School (2007).
  • 'Dealing with challenging pupils' in Harris, P: The Virtuoso Teacher (2012).
  • Grant, M 'Underlying causes of challenging behaviour in schools' (2012): Find online.