Guidance overview

This guidance provides schools with information about promoting positive behaviour, a tiered response approach for student behaviour, responding to challenging behaviours and professional learning opportunities for school staff. It also includes information about detention, suspension and expulsion.

This guidance contains the following chapters:

  1. How to increase appropriate behaviour
  2. How to decrease inappropriate behaviour
  3. Challenging behaviour influences and triggers
  4. Respond to challenging behaviour
  5. School-wide positive behaviour support (SWPBS) framework
  6. Behaviour support plans
  7. Functional behaviour assessment
  8. Behaviour incidents and emergencies
  9. Work with families on student behaviour
  10. Managing and responding to behaviour – consequences for students
  11. Definitions
Table of contents for the Guidance on supporting student behaviour

Reviewed 22 February 2022

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