Rob Plevin worked as a science teacher in a mainstream comprehensive school before moving into special education and eventually becoming deputy head teacher at a pupil referral unit (PRU) in Gateshead. Having developed a behaviour management system based primarily on building positive connections with students and meeting their individual needs, he now runs training courses for teachers, lecturers, parents and care workers on needs-focused teaching, behaviour management, student motivation and mindfulness. His live workshops are frequently described as unforgettable' and his materials are used in thousands of schools worldwide. His Noisy Class' video is the highest ranking video on YouTube for the search term classroom management'.
If you’re lucky enough to live long enough, you get to an age when you realise you are going to die. When you’re younger, you think you know that, of course you do, but you don’t, not really. With this realisation, living long enough, you get to understand that the great prize is being […]
Another chill, dull, not-going-anywhere Sunday. Stuck and boring, nothing being achieved, nothing worth achieving. And then, by mid-afternoon, snow. Silent, drifting, changing the landscape utterly, its brightness lifting the spirits. A miracle of snow. I didn’t make it come. It just came. I watched it though, and it made me smile. Sometimes, the present […]