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Building Positive Relationships

Jamison High School was one of the early adoptees of the Positive Behaviour Learning program.

PBL is an evidence-based whole school systems approach that:

  • Addresses the diverse academic and social needs of every student to support them to be successful
  • Supports students in early childhood settings through to senior years of schooling
  • Enables schools to establish a continuum of supports that are intensified to meet the needs of every student
  • Is team driven, using a problem solving approach (data, systems and practices) that engages students, parents and all school staff
  • Establishes positive social expectations for all in the school community
  • Provides a framework for the school and its community to collectively support the wellbeing of every student.

The benefits the school has seen since implementing this program have included:

  • Students respond positively as they have been taught what is expected of them
  • Staff deliver consistent responses to student learning and behaviour
  • Students feel safe and cared for at school. Their parents, family and community are more involved in their school
  • Unproductive and challenging behaviour has been significantly reduced.