Singapore University of Social Sciences

Management of Behaviour in Special Education

Management of Behaviour in Special Education (SPE105)


SPE105 Management of Behaviour in Special Education introduces students to the range of issues and practices involved in the management of the Special Education classroom. This includes the deployment of antecedents to pre-empt behaviour issues. Considerations will be given to behaviour management in inclusive classrooms. Tools for identifying behavioural patterns, consequences and challenges, as well as their implication for instructional planning and rectification will also allow teachers to strategise interventional approaches in the Special Education classroom.

Level: 1
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Behaviour and Learning
  • Approaches to Managing Behaviour
  • Issues in Behavioral Management
  • Group Behaviour
  • Identifying Triggers
  • Tools for Managing Behaviour
  • Behaviour Modification
  • Positive Behaviour Support
  • Developing Intervention for Pupils with Challenging Behaviour
  • Intervention and Consequences
  • Managing Behaviour in the Classroom
  • Bahaviour and Classroom Planning

Learning Outcome

  • Describe different methods of managing behaviour.
  • Apply appropriate principles and strategies for different profiles of behavioural needs.
  • Create an appropriate intervention plan for pupils with behavioural needs.
  • Identify the Triggers or Consequences to inappropriate behaviours and the appropriate Replacement Behaviours.
  • Examine the implications that behavioural challenges have for learning.
  • Demonstrate how Positive Behaviour Support is used on a school-wide basis.
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