“There are essential skills – including some which are underestimated, such as
body language and posture – that all teachers need in order to manage
Advice includes varying the tone and volume of the voice, making use of
classroom space and using eye contact with pupils and using praise, rewards
and sanctions to improve behaviour.
Accordin to the guidelines, teachers should know how to “vary the tone
and volume of their voice to teach effectively and manage behaviour”
and “stand, move, make use of the space and use eye contact in order to
be an authoritative presence in the classroom”.
They should also “use praise effectively to improve behaviour, and
understand how to apply rewards and sanctions to improve behaviour” and “take
appropriate and effective action when they are confronted by more extreme