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Science Leaders' Survival Guide number 5

Number 5 - March 2014

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1 Science Leaders' Survival Guide - Students (Section 5) Sample - How to…Support colleagues with effective behaviour management

Inappropriate behaviour from students and/or a teacher’s inability to manage such behaviour effectively is one of the major contributors to stress amongst teachers and to poor learning by students. As science leader, it is important that you support members of your department and, critically, have systems that work....”

This document gives a taste of what the Science Leaders' Hub Survival Guide offers to support you in your role as a science leader or in your aspirations to become a science leader.

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Contents

Meeting individual students’ needs

Advice centre: Meeting the needs of all students 5
Advice centre: To set or not to set? 9
How to… Support students with EAL 13
Advice centre: Challenging able students in science 16
Advice centre: Meeting the needs of students with special educational needs 21
How to… Improve cultural inclusion in your department 25
How to… Differentiate for different groups of students 27

Using student data

How to… Take action when you identify lack of progress 31
How to… Recognise that your department is using data effectively 33
How to… Plan for progression without level (England)34

Communication with students

How to… Communicate with students in a variety of situations 35
How to… Handle a student complaint 37
How to… Keep students informed 38

Student behaviour

How to… Support colleagues with effective behaviour management 40
How to… Cope with students exhibiting challenging behaviour 43
How to… Create a positive learning environment 45
How to… Establish clear and consistent expectations of behaviour with students and colleagues 46
How to… Encourage whole-department involvement in supporting behaviour management 47

Student choices

How to… Support post-16 students with university applications 49