Today’s poll: Do teachers generally tolerate too much low-level disruption in class?

Sir Michael Wilshaw is being reported as suggesting a culture of casual acceptance of low-level disruption in class – such as children not paying attention, showing disrespect to teachers and playing with mobiles – is affecting learning. Do you agree? Please take part in our poll to let us know…

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  1. FelicityADavis

    SchoolsImprove where teachers struggle, CPD should support them. I don’t believe teachers willingingly want to work in that environment.

  2. SalmonPhilippe

    SchoolsImprove My wife (30 years’ school experience) says that the challenge for schools is that some parents don’t support the school.

  3. SanghaDr

    SchoolsImprove Discipline in Schools is a cultural issue for schools and the local communities Heads and Teachers need strong local support

  4. LiterateCynic

    SanghaDr SchoolsImprove Home situation very relevant. Too many parents not ‘engaged’ but ‘support’ kids when badly behaved..

  5. MarkBurkitt

    SchoolsImprove Many of today’s teachers were themselves taught in a disruptive environment – too young to know that it was not always so

  6. nick_trussler

    SchoolsImprove No – teachers with high expectations of themselves and their pupils tend to get the best out of the most challenging kids

  7. AnnieJaneWalks

    SchoolsImprove personally I think society needs to change its views on behaviours and accepting low-level crime before expecting schools to

  8. AnnieJaneWalks

    SchoolsImprove and children to. If they see that in society you can get away with stuff then why can’t they in a lesson! #worktogether

Let us know what you think...