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Leading Behaviour Change – Glasgow – 6th February 2018

February 6 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm


A one-day course with Paul Dix: Exclusively for senior leaders

  • Learn about the Five Pillars of Pivotal Practice and how they help you to achieve a calm school. (More about the Pivotal Approach to Behaviour Management).
  • Discover how to create and embed pure consistency of behaviour.
  • Understand why managing staff behaviour is your first priority
  • Create a ‘Behaviour Blueprint’ to form the bridge between behaviour policy and practice in your school.

When the adults change, everything changes.

“I have been really impressed by Pivotal Education, having worked with Paul Dix and others in the Pivotal team, I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them. They have great values, good advice and really useful and practical ideas. I am delighted that they are now working in Scotland”

The Real David Cameron,

Leading Behaviour Change

Paul Dix
Paul Dix

The Pivotal Approach

  • Pivotal Pillars underpinning exception practice
  • Pure consistency in behaviour

How to design simple, concise, consistent policy

  • Chaos of rules
  • Essential elements of effective behaviour policy
  • Self discipline v command and control

Why managing staff behaviour is your first priority

  • The impact of adult behaviour on learner behaviour – emotional and financial costs
  • Managing tricky teachers: breaking patterns of entrenched adult behaviour
  • Creating problem solving adults not process monkey


How to structure Sanctions and Rewards to modify behaviour

  • Reducing detention, isolation, exclusion and punitive punishment
  • Recognition beats reward
  • Layering restorative practice

How to design a policy to manage the 5% as well as the 95%

  • When sanctions stop working
  • Monitoring behaviour without creating behaviour celebrities
  • Teachers who pass the buck to others and how to stop it

How to create your Behaviour Blueprint

  • Collaborative agreements that work
  • Embedding and defining key consistencies and processes
  • Setting the culture for behaviour

Case studies of exceptional practice

  • Reducing detentions by 90% in three months
  • Increasing attendance without punishment
  • Isolation rooms that are no longer needed

Co plan your school project with Paul Dix and the Pivotal Team: Afternoon , 1.30 pm – 3.00 pm

  • Personal guidance
  • Next steps planning
  • Exploring Pivotal packages



If you choose to cancel your place(s) the full course fee will be refunded providing that cancellation is notified a minimum of 14 days before the course date. Cancellations notified between 7 and 14 days before the course will be eligible for a 50% refund.  In cases where cancellation is given within 7 days of the course date, no refund will be available. However, it is possible to substitute a delegate at any time.

If Pivotal Education Limited cancel a course for which you have paid, a full refund will be given. Pivotal Education Limited shall not be held liable for any direct or indirect costs incurred by those registered to attend.


February 6
9:30 am - 3:00 pm


200 SVS
200 St Vincent Glasgow G2 5RQ United Kingdom + Google Map
0141 442 0088

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84 people are attending Leading Behaviour Change – Glasgow – 6th February 2018

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