A positive school environment, where all students are included and feel safe and supported improves student learning outcomes.
Every member of the school community (school staff, parents and students) has a role to play in creating a safe, supportive and disciplined school environment, where students can learn and achieve.
The Department of Education provides a framework to support schools to develop and maintain this type of environment. The key documents are:
Some of the key factors that contribute to a disciplined school environment are:
2017 Positive Behaviour for Learning Conference
The Department of Education will host the 4th Queensland PBL Conference on July 18-20, 2017 at the Brisbane Hilton. The conference title is 'Making Connections: Supporting School Mental Health through Positive Behaviour for Learning'. International experts, George Sugai, Tim Lewis, Kent McIntosh and Terry Scott have been confirmed as keynote speakers. The conference will consist of two days for conference presentations and a half day for master classes and is open to all Queensland schools. Registrations are now open.