Classroom Management for Secondary Teachers
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Classroom Management for Secondary Teachers


Workshop Description


To understand

  • Classroom Management in the Context of the Learning Process
  • The Relationship between Classroom Management and Student Development


To apply effectively

  • Kounin's Practical Tips for Discipline
  • Skinner's concept of Stimulus and the Time-out Room
  • Deci & Ryan’s Self Determination theory
  • Glasser's Choice Theory
  • Restorative practice


Workshop Topics

Session 1

  • Place of Classroom Management in the Learning Process
  • Erikson’s Life Stages
  • Kohlberg’s Moral Development Stages
  • The impact of Expectations
  • Kounin’s practical tips for discipline
  • Skinner's concept of Stimulus and the Time-out Room


Session 2

  • Relationship between Classroom Management and Student Development
  • Social and emotional learning (SEL)
  • Glasser's Choice Theory
  • Deci & Ryan’s Self Determination theory
  • Restorative practice

What Participants Say...

    • The importance of restorative practice and strategies for managing a class.
    • Thank you, Belinda. You shared based on your past classroom experience and that made the educational theory application very easy to understand. You were also very concerned with our wellbeing by giving us stretch and rest eye time.It was a fruitful session with a good balance of theory and practice.
    • Speaker was very knowledgeable about topic & has wide experience - have learnt new perspectives on topic.
    • An important takeaway is that classroom management is key but it must come from a mindset if student development and character education"


About Mrs. Belinda Charles

Belinda CharlesMrs. Belinda Charles is a retired principal who led in both secondary school and junior college for the last 25 years of her teaching career. Her last posting was as the principal of St Andrew’s Secondary School from which she retired at the end of 2010. She was one of the youngest principals to lead a secondary school in 1986 and subsequently a junior college in 1990. Mrs. Charles has sat on several committees at education headquarters and was involved in important education review committees including Thinking Schools Learning Nation, leading to her being conferred the Silver Public Administration Medal. For ten years, Mrs. Charles was also, concurrently, an adjunct lecturer with the National Institute of Education in the 1990s, conducting modules for
teacher trainees in their pre-service training, courses for qualified teachers coming back for in-service training, and modules for heads of department coming in to do their Diploma in Departmental Management as well as principals-in-training. Mrs. Charles obtained her EQ certification from 6 Seconds. She is also the trainer for the Newly Appointed Principals Peer Mentoring Programme organised by the Academy of Principals (Singapore).


Trainer: Mrs Belinda Charles
Dates: Wed 17 – Thu 18 Feb 2021 (2 half days)
Mode of Delivery: via Zoom
Time: 2 pm to 5 pm Singapore Time GMT+8
Closing Date: 5 February 2021 Friday

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Remarks: A minimum of 20 participants is required in order to proceed with the workshop.

Workshop Fee: S$120.00 per participant. If 2 or more participants from the same school/organization attend the same workshop, the discounted fee will be S$100.00 per participant for that particular workshop. Fees are subject to GST.

Other Information:
Registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis. No refunds will be made for cancellations or in the case of absentees. The Academy accepts replacements for registered participants who are unable to attend for whatever reasons.

For more information please contact Joseph Loy at email: +65 85 222 994 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



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