Classroom management

To be an inspirational teacher you first have to have control. If a class feels as though it is challenging your authority, you need to put in place strategies that put things back on course. Knowing how to manage disruption in your classroom or lecture theatre is particularly challenging because turning for help can feel…

Classroom Management

Learner Engagement briefing This briefing presents 12 tips to help your challenge disruptive behaviour in class and to establish the authority your students need you to have. 1. Set out expectations Establish the ground rules the first time you meet your students. Ground rules should be bought into by everyone to bring benefits to everyone.…

Developing your practice

This area explores opportunities for enhancing your practice by thinking about engaging your students. It includes briefings on, Facets of learner engagement: Staff-student interaction Peer co-operation Active learning Time on task Flexibility Feedback Academic challenge and setting high expectations Tutor co-operation Learning in groups – a series of pages on large and small group-based learning Briefings…