School Discipline

Growing Disquiet Among Scottish Teachers About Pupil Discipline

Chris Keates | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK
Chris Keates

Maintaining high standards of education and closing the attainment gap are key concerns for schools, parents, the public and politicians.

Drunk in Charge of a School Football Team

Kathryn Lovewell | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Lovewell

'Teachers in a 'drunken brawl' on school trip to Barcelona'. That was the headline that I returned to when emerging from a detox retreat (my partner chose not to tell me the 'news' until my 'quiet time' was over to avoid any disruption to my focus on mental and emotional peace!).

Lines And Litter-Picking

Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

Misbehaving pupils face the prospect of being told to pick up litter or write out lines hundreds of times under plans by Education Secretary Michael G...

10 Ways To Discipline Naughty Children

Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Stand up straight and look pupils in the eye, the government's behaviour tsar has told teachers. Yes, that'll teach a six-foot-something burly teenage...

Inexperienced Teachers Made To Teach Naughty Pupils

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

More than two fifths of supply teachers say they are being used to cover the lessons of naughty pupils, a survey has revealed. A poll released on F...

Schools Need Discipline 'Like Corporal Punishment'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Schools need tough behaviour sanctions to rival corporal punishment as a deterrent for naughty pupils, teachers have warned. Current methods, such ...

Scottish Classrooms 'Terrorised' By Problem Pupils

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Scottish classrooms are being "terrorised" by problem pupils because senior staff are reluctant to exclude them, a teaching union has warned. The ...

Education Bill Designed To Expand Academies And 'Restore Discipline' Becomes Law

PA | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Education Secretary Michael Gove's plans to restore discipline in schools and expand the academies programme in England has cleared the House of Lords...

Where Now for Parenting - the Discipline Challenge of Our Age

Anne Marie Carrie | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Anne Marie Carrie

Few would dispute that discipline is an important element in raising children to become well-adjusted adults. However, after the riots of this summer, the debate rages about what sort of discipline children need, and whose responsibility it is to administer it.

Ray Mears' Cry For Discipline

PA | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Ray Mears has called for more discipline in schools, saying Britain has lost its manners. The TV presenter and wilderness expert, 47,...

Support For Classroom Caning, According To TES Poll

PA | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Almost half of parents believe caning should be brought back to the classroom, a survey has claimed. A fifth of children are also in favour of the ...