Infant Behaviour – practical ways in which to manage behaviour in the junior end of primary school

Infant Behaviour – practical ways in which to manage behaviour in the junior end of primary school

Infant Behaviour – practical ways in which to manage behaviour in the junior end of primary school

 Infant Behaviour New

Suitable for Primary School Teachers (Infant years- 2nd class) and SNAs.

4 Night Series

  • Wednesday 14th September at 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 21st September at 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 28th September at 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 5th October at 5.30PM - Q&A Session


1.       To practically plan for and manage behaviour in the infant room by looking at rules and routines; student teacher relationships; trauma informed education and emotional literacy

2.       To incorporate whole class strategies and individual strategies in order to promote positive behaviour in class and on the yard

3.       Looking at opportunities to teach play and social skills in the infant year and how these skills will improve positive behaviour in class.

4.       Using picture books; Aistear and other classroom activities and resources to promote emotional literacy and wellbeing

5.       What is Classroom support; School support; school support plus? Exploring planning for managing behaviour.

6.       To give teachers a chance to discuss their own situation and ask questions about their own classes (mindful of GDPR and keeping school name; child name anonymous)

Learning Outcomes:

  1. That participants will be enabled to count, assess and plan for behaviour that challenges and respond in the areas of sensory needs; attention issues; tangible needs and escape situations in the infant classroom.
  2. That participants will be enabled to create a tailored individual intervention for children in the infant classes.
  3. That participants will come to understand some of the theory and knowledge underpinning behaviour and managing behaviour.

Facilitator: Sarah Mackey

Sarah has worked with the NCSE for three years as a Primary behaviour Advisor and has now returned to full time teaching senior infants. She will continue working as a part time associate with the Primary Behaviour and Well Being Team in the NCSE this year. These courses are ones that she would see are really needed from travelling around Ireland over the past three years working with and training teachers in the area of behaviour and wellbeing.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 21-09-2022 5:30 pm
Course End Date / Time 21-09-2022 6:30 pm
Capacity 300
Cut off date 21-09-2022 6:30 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
Speaker Sarah Mackey
Location Online Course
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