Positive Discipline and Classroom Management

This programme provides a detailed introduction to positive classroom discipline. The programme teaches the use of positive discipline in the classroom.

This programme is aimed at educators, and facilitators of programmes with children and youth. The content was developed by the Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention (CJCP) for the Department of Basic Education, and forms part of the National School Safety Framework. NICRO has been granted permission by CJCP to host the content here.

The programme topics include:

  • Understanding the difference between punishment and discipline
  • Defining corporal punishment, emotional punishment and discipline
  • Understanding positive discipline
  • A whole-school approach to positive discipline
  • Creating a classroom conducive to a positive discipline approach
  • Implementing a positive discipline approach
  • Addressing misconduct