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The Impact of Challenging Behaviour: How Teachers Can Cope.

Challenging behaviour from students can be difficult. You need to keep your composure and control, but you also take the emotional toll home with you. 

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Socio-economic status and school – how much does it really matter?

If students have less money, their home lives will be different to those with higher income. This looks different for every student and isn’t generalisable.

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How to Manage Attention-Seeking Behaviour in Your Students.

Whether your students are seeking positive attention or are acting up to get a rise out of you, there are strategies that you can use.

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Why Your Students are Not “Attention-Seekers”.

It’s tempting to use your usual behaviour management techniques, but this can actually reinforce attention-seeking behaviour and turn it into a real problem.

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Closer and Quieter – How To Manage Attention-Seeking Behaviour.

The students who like to get on your nerves, who seem to thrive on getting a rise out of you. How do you manage these students?