Professional Development for Quality Teaching


A Known Aggressive Student

Published: Jul 2020
4 mins


Providing advice and support for KS3/4 teachers and support staff in dealing with known violent and aggressive students.

This video features a short dramatic reconstruction of an angry outburst from a student with identified anger management problems.

In this scenario, the teacher manages the situation, preventing it from escalating and disrupting the class. Raising the question what did the teacher do that was so effective in dealing with the aggressive behaviour?

A panel featuring senior education psychologist Tina Rae and working teachers talk through the scenario, discussing what the teachers could have done differently and offering clear and straightforward advice on how teachers might handle challenging situations like this.

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