The BBC reports that the issue of poor behaviour in schools has not been taken seriously enough, says a review by England’s behaviour tsar Tom Bennett.
Ofsted said effective behaviour management was essential for pupils’ learning, development and wellbeing.
Mr Bennett told the BBC: “Behaviour has not been taken seriously enough in the past, and the official data underestimates the extent of the problem in all schools.”
Mr Bennett said strong leadership was key to ensuring better behaviour, and called for head teachers to be offered training in how to devise all-encompassing behaviour policies.
Mr Bennett also called for the Department for Education to direct funds to schools with particular behaviour challenges to fund the creation of internal inclusion units.
Ofsted said: “We will discuss with the Department for Education matters identified for government which are relevant to Ofsted and consider in detail the recommendations for inspection.
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