Inclusion Ambassadors: Relationships and Behaviour

Inclusion Ambassadors: Relationships and Behaviour

Inclusion Ambassadors: Relationships and Behaviour

A resource that reflects on the Inclusion Ambassadors’ views on relationships and behaviour in schools in Scotland.

This Inclusion Ambassadors resource shares the group’s views on relationships and behaviour in school and what works for children and young people.

Emphasising the importance of schools approaching communication and inclusion in a progressive way, the group highlight the need for school staff to take a calm and inclusive approach to supporting all children and young people.

They identify the use of positive reinforcement, particularly verbal praise, as helpful in promoting positive relationships and behaviour in schools. 

The group also share their views on what contributes to distressed behaviour including unfair expectations, lack of support and stress.

This evidence paper also proposes several recommendations to support professionals working with children and young people.

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