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What to do when a pupil swears at you

What to do when a pupil swears at you

A kid has just sworn at you. What do you do?! It all depends on the context of the swearing, the school and the young person…I welcome you to the Independent Thinking’s CPD Jukebox with answers to these questions and more.

How to support staff who are adopting

How to support staff who are adopting

In the second guest blog from Alexandra @babytismoffire she guides us through how schools and education leaders can support staff who are going through the adoption process.

Behaviour, books and broken legs

Behaviour, books and broken legs

One of my favourite interviews, a podcast full of practical conversations and strategies about supporting behavioural needs across schools…and a confession…

Window of Tolerance

Window of Tolerance

In this vlog I introduce the Window of Tolerance – and how to use it as a tool for understanding, differentiating and adapting lessons to meet the needs of our pupils with Behaviour needs and SEMH.

Behaviour in lockdown and beyond…

Behaviour in lockdown and beyond…

Photo by Taylor Young on UnsplashLast month I got deep into conversation with Alix Robertson from The Centre for Education and Youth, a think and action tank on their podcast The Youth and Education Podcast. In this conversation we explore: The impact of the pandemic...

Independent Thinking

Independent Thinking

I’m thrilled to have become one of Independent Thinking’s People – an Associate. I’ll be leading a webinar ‘Teenagers & Behaviour: What all teachers need to know’ in February and you can find out the details here.

Behaviour and Menstruation?!

Behaviour and Menstruation?!

Last month I had the pleasure of being interviewed by The Visionaires for their podcast on conversation in and around Menstruality and education.

Winter time Behaviour tip

Winter time Behaviour tip

November and December can be a time when behaviour slips – even on the best of years, let alone 2020. But there are some really simple strategies that you can put in place.

Behaviour and Staff Wellbeing

Behaviour and Staff Wellbeing

This month I was interviewed on The Pursuit of Wellbeing Podcast, the podcast dedicated to the wellbeing of teachers, school leaders, and staff with Maria Bronsan, we spoke on many issues around wellbeing in the classroom.

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