Available in 2021
Course code



10 units


6000 level

Course handbook


Introduces the range of approaches to managing student behaviour including what a whole-school approach is; the Effective Behaviour Support Model; the importance of whole school approaches in the context of the home, school and community; and whole school approaches such as discipline and restitution models and their implementation.

Availability2021 Course Timetables


  • Semester 1 - 2021

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. explain why whole school approaches in managing problem behaviour is effective

2. describe a whole school behaviour model and its application in schools.

3. recognise the link between whole school approaches, home, school and community issues.

4. locate various electronic resources on whole school approaches

5. understand their local school community and the use of both student and staff development resources


Examine the effectiveness of whole school approaches in the provision of quality interventions in the field of emotional disturbance and behaviour problems.

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Assignment 1

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments and case study

Written Assignment: Assignment 2

Contact hours


Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Equivalent 2hrs per week face to face.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.