Classroom Behaviour Management: Preventive & Developmental Approach

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Fees (Please note that the fees listed are for your reference only. The final course fee may vary.)
Name Fee (Excludes GST) Fee (Includes GST)
Nett Fee (after SSG funding) $ 230.00 $ 246.10
Course Fee (Before Funding) $ 1400.00 $ 1498.00


1) Discipline policies
2) Importance of planning for ‘responsible / expected behaviours’
3) Critical aspect of developing mutually respectful relationships
4) Clear behavioural guidelines that are easily identified by students
5) Difference between responding and reacting to behaviours
6) Introduction to 3R's - Preventative and Developmental Approaches
7) Deflective practices, what they are, and how to apply them including the development of behavioural objectives, monitoring, and evaluation of behaviour management plans
8) Restorative practices when dealing with conflicts
9) Stressors and difficulties in teaching
10) Positive perspectives and the effect on improving communications
11) Bringing knowledge into workplace

Target Participants:

Special education teachers, teacher-aides and other professionals working with students in a classroom setting.

Learning Outcome:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
1) Identify the goals of behaviour and the procedures for implementing a Functional Behavioural Assessment
2) Develop meaningful curriculum which has direct application for students as a preventive measure
3) Identify if and when student behaviour requires significant levels of support and intervention beyond the class-wide behaviour management plan
4) Demonstrate how to address group needs as well as individual support needs using positive behavioural supports via the use of antecedent and consequence strategies to modify and manage the learning environment


This course includes assessment components.
Assessment may be conducted during and/or after the course. As there is an assessment component for this course, grading and processing of results can only take place after course completion. Learners who pass the assessment(s) will be awarded with an electronic Certificate of Achievement from SSI. You will receive an email notification when your e-Cert is ready for download in your NCSS e-Services account.

E-mode of delivery:
• Learners will receive online access to courseware instead of printed materials
• Learners will complete an online course evaluation and receive e-certificate

Fee Remarks:

SSG funding is available for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

VCF funding is available for foreigners who are staff of member VWOs of NCSS via Direct Training Application.

Terms and conditions apply.

Trainer Profile:

Faculty of Flinders University, Australia
Mr Peter Walker, M.Ed (Sydney University), B.Ed (Flinders University) is a lecturer at the School of Education, Flinders University. He has taught in a variety of Special Education settings and has over 20 years of experience working with a diverse profile of students. He has taught students with challenging behaviours in alternative school settings in South Australia. He further developed his leadership skills whilst teaching students with intellectual disabilities in New South Wales. He was the Principal of Cromehurst, a Special School in Northern Sydney for 5 year.

He is currently pursuing his educational doctorate, focusing on inclusion in South Australia's 'Super Schools'. His other research interests include augmentative and alternative communication and whole school behaviour supports. Mr Walker is also the chairperson of RISE (Research in Special Education) at Flinders University. He has presented at a variety of Australian conferences and will be presenting his research at the World Universities Forum in Portugal in January.

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