In this episode, he discusses the importance of positive reinforcement in contemporary teaching. He believes all teachers can benefit from adapting their style to suit today’s pupils.
Bayley believes that one of the increasingly difficult aspects of effective classroom communication is displaying a sense of confidence in order to earn the attention and respect of pupils. This is one of the most challenging aspects of modern teaching, yet one which can pay dividends.
In this programme, Bayley brings his wealth of experience to a school near Barnsley. Here he observes and advises the school’s head of science on displaying a positive mental attitude, rewarding good behaviour and communicating confidence in one’s own abilities.
This programme demonstrates how the sharing of experience and wisdom within the profession can benefit a contemporary teaching style.