Classroom management resources

Guidance and policy documents

Explore the rules and regulations operating at our University. You'll find relevant and practical guidance on preventing, handling and responding to incivility and disruption in the classroom.

To engage with these resources in Canvas, please visit the Classroom Management course.


Policy documents

Case studies

Further resources can be found in our Good Teaching Exchange.

Wellbeing and mental health concerns

Engaging students in learning and encouraging a positive university experience can lead to fewer problems in the classroom. Have a look at the resources below and consider if they may play a role in classroom issues.

Inclusive learning and teaching

Our inclusive learning and teaching page

International students and cultural awareness

Staff wellbeing

Workplace health and wellbeing

External resources

Your input

We welcome comments, suggestions, and observations that would be helpful to other colleagues. Please send us your case study using our Case Study Template.

Contact us with ideas for future workshops, suggestions for resources or guidance or other strategies you've tried.

Further reading

  • Bjorklund, W. and Rehling, D., 2009. Student Perceptions of Classroom Incivility. College Teaching, 58(1), pp. 15-18.
  • Connelly, R.J., 2009. Introducing a Culture of Civility in First-Year College Classes. Journal of General Education, 58(1), pp. 47-64.
  • Cottrell, C.A., Neuberg, S.L. and Li, N.P., 2007. What Do People Desire in Others? A Sociofunctional Perspective on the Importance of Different Valued Characteristics. Journal of personality and social psychology, 92(2), pp. 208-231.
  • Henderson, K., 2016. The Effect of Higher Education Classroom Behaviour Management Strategies on Learning. ProQuest Dissertations Publishing.
  • Levine, P., 2010. Teaching and learning civility. New Directions for Higher Education, 2010(152), pp. 11-17.
  • Morrissette, P.J., 2001. Reducing incivility in the university/ college classroom. International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning, 5.
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