Advice on how to deal with violent and aggressive students fighting in a school corridor is given in this video for teachers and support staff.
A short dramatic reconstruction of two students fighting in a school corridor at break time is shown. In the scenario, the teacher fails to take control of the situation and it escalates.
A panel featuring senior education psychologist Tina Rae and working teachers talk through the scenario, discussing what the teachers could have done differently and offering clear and straightforward advice on how teachers might handle challenging situations like this.
The discussion focuses on quick and assertive action, physical intervention and the use of by-standers to get help.