Crowd Control in Classroom; A New Survey Suggests an Alarming Slide in the Behaviour of Pupils. Education Correspondent Richard Warburton Talks to Dr Sean Neill, the Expert Who Carried out the Study
Byline: Richard Warburton
For many years teachers have complained of a rise in destructive pupil behaviour and violence in the classroom.
With rumours of the teaching profession becoming little more than crowd control, a new survey suggests the teachers are right.
Dr Sean Neill, from the University of Warwick's institute of education, claims routine physical and verbal violence among youngsters is having a profound effect on their learning.
'For some time teachers and the National Union of Teachers have received reports of increased classroom disruption but even they have been shocked by the results of this survey.
'The most striking …
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Publication information: Article title: Crowd Control in Classroom; A New Survey Suggests an Alarming Slide in the Behaviour of Pupils. Education Correspondent Richard Warburton Talks to Dr Sean Neill, the Expert Who Carried out the Study. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: September 21, 2001. Page number: 6. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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