Students could become less disruptive in lessons if teachers greeted them individually at the door of a classroom, a report suggests.

A study from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) finds a lack of evidence that controversial “zero-tolerance” behaviour policies – where a strict approach to discipline is adopted in schools  – have an impact.


Under such policies – which National Education Union members have criticised – pupils will often automatically receive detentions for being late or forgetting homework.


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