This course has been designed specification for secondary school teachers, tutors, mentors, pastoral staff and anyone who works directly with students identified as having social, emotional and behavioural difficulties.


  • Improve current practice, using self and peer evaluation
  • Develop teaching and learning environments which engage, challenge and motivate
  • Learn strategies to effectively manage challenging situations
  • Use objective recording, monitoring and tracking data to demonstrate progress
  • Develop action plans to ensure the inclusion of all students
COURSE DATE London, Tue 04 July 2017
WHO FOR?  Pastoral staff & leaders
Behaviour support staff
Heads of year
Teaching assistants
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
Detailed notes On-line materials
Powerpoint presentations CPD Certificate
 High quality training facilities Sit-down buffet lunch



10.00am - 10.50am: Putting Policy into Practice

  • Using a Consistent Planned Approach within an effective Behaviour Policy
  • Monitoring systems to identify specific needs, hot spot areas & staff deployment
  • Audit the effectiveness of current arrangements

10.50am - 11.45am: Developing teaching and learning environments which engage, motivate and challenge

  • Examining social, emotional and behavioural skills
  • Proven strategies to assist students who struggle to engage
  • Know how to create an emotionally literate teaching and learning environment

11.45am — 12.00pm: Break


12.00pm - 1.00pm: Examining key case studies on effective inclusion

  • Teaching strategy analysis: video clips, group discussion and peer evaluation
  • How to apply effective strategies in your own classroom
  • How to involve all stakeholders (school staff, students, parents)

1.00pm - 1.45pm: Lunch


1.45pm - 2.45pm: Dealing with low level behaviour problems v severe difficulties

  • Understanding the difference between chronic and severe behaviour difficulties
  • Using objective recording, monitoring and data tracking to demonstrate progress

2.45pm - 2.50pm: Break


2.50pm - 3.30pm: Plenary and Action Planning

  • Developing action plans to ensure the inclusion of all students
  • Measuring and demonstrating impact

Dave Stott

Dave Stott has more than 30 years teaching experience in mainstream and special schools across all key stages, at teacher, Head Teacher and County Manager levels. Dave headed a county wide provi-sion for children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and also managed a large, multi pro-fessional team, the “Behaviour and Inclusion Support Service.” As part of this role Dave was also se-conded, over a period of three years, as an Executive/Assistant Head Teacher into one special, one junior and two secondary schools, all of which were, at that time, in Ofsted categories. Over the past 9 years Dave has worked directly with over 25 local education authorities and 10 Acade-my Trusts in the UK plus many individual schools focussing on bringing about effective changes to teaching and learning, developing an Emotionally Literate environment and promoting an Inclusive ethos. During a career break from education, Dave spent 6 years working on the corporate entertain-ment circuit throughout UK and Europe including corporate, live, television and radio appearances.