Under new proposals, Ofsted plans to focus on the way teachers are trained to deal with poor behaviour in lessons. ITV reports.
Ofsted said putting more emphasis on behaviour during its inspections of teacher training will mean that future teachers know how to manage behaviour, how to teach pupils to behave and how to create an environment in school that focuses on learning.
The inspectorate also published a series of recommendations, including calling for school leaders to have “clear, consistent” behaviour policies and to get parents to back them.
Gavin Williamson said: “A single instance of bad behaviour, whether it’s messing around with a mobile or talking over the teacher, can disrupt learning for every child in a class. That’s why I’m keen that we empower teachers to deal with low-level bad behaviour and this move from Ofsted helps us do just that.”
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