What is PBS?
PBS is “Positive Behaviour Support”: A research based world-wide system for increasing productive learning behaviours and environments.
As part of the PBS process we have identified our three school-wide expectations as:
You can find out more in this Teaching Matrix (coming soon). Which was developed in collaboration with students, parents and staff. Students will be proactively taught these school-wide expectations over the course of 2024.
Minor & Major Behaviours
PBS is designed to increase the positive learning behaviours and to create consistency in response to unproductive learning behaviours.
We are in the process of categorising what is considered a minor or major behaviour. We are still in the consultation phase.
Agreed School-Wide Definitions
Cause minimal impact to others. They are localised to the setting in which they occur (e.g. classroom) and managed when and where they occur by the staff member present at the time. They are able to be resolved quickly.
Requiring significant and/or frequent attention and has a significant impact on the learning/wellbeing of others.
Generally requires the student to be removed from the setting in which they occur. Are managed beyond the context in which they occur by the teacher and a school leader.
Our next steps at Melba
|Learning Matrix||Minor & Major Behaviours Continuum (SWPBS) 2023||Lesson Template Draft|