Hot Chocolate Friday

Are you a Headteacher or do you know one who would like to join in with Hot Chocolate Friday ? Just ask us for a gift pack, choose a student who has gone ‘over and above’, invite them for a hot chocolate on Friday morning break and tweet a picture on #HotChocFri Send a positive …
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Register now for the new Pivotal App

The team at Pivotal is very excited to announce the launch of our new app. Through the app you can access free behaviour resources, articles and tips, listen to episodes of the Pivotal Podcast, earn digital badges, browse the Pivotal shop, keep up to date with Pivotal news and receive notifications about new events, products and …
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Best Year Ever With Pivotal

As the summer holidays draw to an end it is inevitable that we start to think about the new term. Some of us may feel a little anxious but here at Pivotal we are feeling excited and thinking positively about what the year ahead holds. Some of us might start to hunt around for tips …
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Leadership Behaviour: What do we want? What do we need?

In our current politically ‘interesting times’, the concepts of ‘leader’ and ‘leadership’ are key to many soundbites, interviews and leader columns (no pun intended). We need ‘leadership’ – we need a ‘leader’ – we need a ‘leader’ who can show ‘leadership’. So what do we mean when we talk about leadership? What does it look …
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PRESS RELEASE: Sugata Mitra ponders the future of schools and teachers

We need to re-evaluate what schools are for. That’s the message from Sugata Mitra in the latest podcast from Pivotal Education‘s award-winning series, released today. According to Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University, ‘Schools are meant to produce happy, healthy, productive people.  Are they actually doing that?’  He charges schools with the responsibility …
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The Pivotal Podcast needs children’s voices

The Pivotal Podcast is looking for volunteers to collect some recordings from children and young people to appear in an episode of the podcast. We want to give air time to the voices that are often least heard. Can you help? We are looking for opinions on behaviour from children who have a strong opinion. It …
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Tweak or Transform?

Some schools and colleges just want to tweak behaviour management practice, while others really need a complete transformation in the culture of behaviour management.  You can now book Pivotal Packages to suit the level of input you require. Lift! Training: Tweak classroom management practice. Remind staff of key behaviour management strategies and skills. Refocus on …
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Pivotal Education Australia

The Pivotal Curriculum for Behaviour Instructor Training courses will be available in Australia from late 2016. We are very excited to report that Pivotal Education is now working with the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).  A member of the Pivotal team is relocating to Sydney and will be working from the ACER office there …
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More Online Training from Pivotal Education

You may already know about our new programme – the Pivotal Curriculum for Behaviour and Safety. It can be delivered by in-house Licensed Instructors that are trained on intensive two day courses by Paul Dix and the senior team. We are pleased to announce that all five units of the Pivotal Curriculum for Behaviour and …
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