Occasional media reports suggest that these suspensions are a result of violent behaviours. However, international research and government statistics indicate ...
Research urges across the board rethink on suspensions
One strategy used to manage student behaviour in Australian schools is school suspension. Annually more than 10,000 suspensions are handed out in Victorian government schools, with a similar number in New South Wales and in 2013 more than 5000 suspensions occurred in Queensland.
This story appeared in the June 2014 edition of Australian Teacher Magazine.