Dave has over 30 years experience as a teacher and senior manager. He now provides training on Behaviour Management and Teaching and Learning to schools and colleges throughout theUKand abroad. For 2 years he held a Local Authority Advisory Post for Behaviour Management.
Dave has worked as an associate lecturer at theUniversityofPlymouthfor over 6 years. He has also provided ‘train the trainer’ training for the Learning and Skills Development Agency, and has spoken at many National Conferences including those for National Association of Special Educational Needs (NASEN); Social, Emotional and Behaviour Difficulties Association (SEBDA) and he also provides training for TSL Special Needs Conferences. He provides Behaviour Management training for a major teaching union.
He is an affiliated Behaviour Management Consultant for Teach First and inputs to their National Conferences.
He has written extensively on Behaviour Management and has 15 books published to date. Four of his latest are ‘Meeting the Needs of Disaffected Students – Engaging Students with Social, Emotional and Behaviour Difficulties’, ‘How to Manage Behaviour in FE’ ,’Behaviour Solutions: A Guide to Syndromes and Conditions’ and ‘Behaviour Solutions: A Guide to More Syndromes and Conditions’.
Dave is Chair of the National Association for School Teaching Assistants (NASTA) and Editor of their magazine – Supporting Learning. Dave runs Behaviour Solutions, an Educational Consultancy which provides a practical and professional service in promoting positive behaviour management and looks to support schools and colleges in developing their own teaching and learning and behaviour management systems.
Dave Vizard is also a Co-author of the new book Amazing Grades: 101 Best Ways to Improve Grades Faster.