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Positive learners mindset

“A Positive Learner’s Mindset requires a positive, trusting relationship between teacher and student. This is the art of great teaching: to reframe tasks, create support

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Beyond punitive discipline

Punitive discipline or relationship management Schools are complex organisations. Their primary task is to provide an environment where students can learn. School authorities are legally

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Systematic family engagement

Why a systematic approach is needed Dr Debbie Pushor on why family engagement needs to be co-ordinated and systematic, rather than random and disconnected. How it works in practice The story of how a disadvantaged

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Positive learners mindset

“A Positive Learner’s Mindset requires a positive, trusting relationship between teacher and student. This is the art of great teaching: to reframe tasks, create support that overrides fear, develop a sense of success, encourage the

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Retribution or reparation

“First do no harm.” (Hippocratic oath). No one has a licence to harm another. Retribution and harm Behaviour that is harming another is also harming the person so behaving. It is essential to arrest that

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Beyond punitive discipline

Punitive discipline or relationship management Schools are complex organisations. Their primary task is to provide an environment where students can learn. School authorities are legally and morally (and pragmatically) responsible for maintaining an appropriate degree

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Co-operation and other-centred behaviour

Self-centred / other-centred behaviour How we behave is determined by a complex set of forces found within ourselves and the living moments we experience. Each situation possesses forces that influence our behaviour.  The context in

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Family engagement podcast

This podcast from the Raising Children website focuses on “being active in your school community”. The guest is PV Executive Officer Gail McHardy. Gail talks through the issues with host Prof. Julie Green: the benefits

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