Another fact is that the pupil indiscipline will result in citizen indiscipline in future. The aspirations of the government regarding educational excellence also will be effected negatively and it increases the problems of social exclusion of poor and down trodden that are unable to compete economically.
NASUWT has been raising concerns about behaviour management in secondary schools very frequently. The association has some reservations about the provisions of anti social behaviour bill, which is now an act. The reservations are regarding the application of parenting contracts, orders and penalty notices. The behaviour management which involves penalty and parenting orders can be doubted. There are less instances that the anti social behaviour controlled by penalty measures.1
Actually when the penalty was introduced, the anti social behaviour in the pupils may increase. The pupils who can pay the penalty may find this clause as a route of payment for their anti social behaviour attitudes. It is important to notice that NASUWT has reminded that the schools, which have identified other strategies to contain anti social behaviour need not required to use the provisions in the Anti social behaviour act 2003. The schools which have alternative measure s to contain anti social behaviour and attendance problems must be exempted from the purview of the act.
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ffective and are proved scientifically by different studies, then the education or human resource agencies can exempt that school from the purview of the act. The implementation agencies must be careful while estimating the effectiveness of the strategies of various schools.
In this regard also NASUWT has argued strongly. It felt that it would be reasonable if the head teachers and senior teachers in schools assumed responsibility for the administration of the arrangements regarding the control of anti social behaviour. There is another argument that this makes teachers vulnerable to legal challenges thus affecting them negatively in their profession.
As second summary regarding the management of behaviour in secondary schools, the guidance and regulations regarding behaviour and discipline in secondary schools is taken in consideration. This is according to Part1 of chapter 7 of the education and Inspections act 2006.
This can be termed as a set of draft guidance on school behaviour policies. The duties of schools in establishing, communicating and reviewing the school behaviour policy including pupils were incorporated in the regulations. According to these regulations the power to discipline will be given. According to this the schools have a power to detain the pupil and thus make him loyal to school regarding discipline. Though the pupil is showing sufficient performance regarding the studies, the violation of discipline may give him a fail grade. This compels a pupil to obey the teacher regarding the behaviour. In the absence of the power of discipline, the teacher role can be restricted to supplier of information. In the presence of new act, the teacher has an upper hand regarding the discipline matters. When the freedom of the pupil