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Contact PB4L

If your query relates to PB4L training opportunities in your region, please email your local Ministry office. You can find contact details here.

For all other queries, further information and guidance on PB4L initiatives, you can contact us on PB4L@education.govt.nz.

Behaviour support tools

Every teacher will at some stage have a child in their class or centre who is experiencing behaviour challenges. It takes a lot of your time and energy. It can wear you down and shake your confidence. It can distract you from teaching.

But positive behaviour can be learnt. An efficient and harmonious classroom or centre is possible. Once a situation has calmed down, take time to reflect with others from your school or centre. Use the approaches outlined in these infosheets if the situation arises again with this child or another child.

Process for responding to an incident (PDF 92KB) – the steps in responding to an incident

Anticipating and responding to child stress (PDF 89KB)

Common responses (PDF 335KB) – what's recommended and not recommended

Safety / behaviour plans (PDF 83KB) – what to include in a behaviour plan

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