Tier 1, Universal Prevention

The team responsible for Tier 1 universal prevention includes representatives from all key stakeholders within the school community.

Team members include:

  • principal
  • executive team member
  • teachers representative of every stage or faculty
  • non-teaching staff (SLSO, admin staff)
  • parent or community member
  • student representative

Team responsibilities are to:

  • assess current behaviour management practice
  • complete Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) training
  • develop PBL school vision aligned with school plan
  • schedule/participate in efficient meetings
  • use problem solving and data-based decision making
  • develop effective PBL systems and practices for staff and students
  • collect, collate, analyse and share data
  • oversee, monitor and evaluate all planned objectives and activities developed by the team
  • develop, implement and evaluate an action plan
  • communicate with staff, students, families and community and seek feedback on progress
  • build systems for family and community awareness and engagement

Tier 1 systems:

  • ensure essential features of school wide universal prevention are in place
  • achieve actions through staff collaboration
  • communicate school-wide systems and strategies
  • ensure effective classroom practices are in place
  • schedule professional learning
  • document processes for acknowledgement/consequences and data collection

Tier 1 practices:

  • post, teach, monitor and review expectations
  • support quality teaching across all settings
  • use data-based decision making


  • Student management and wellbeing

Business Unit:

  • Inclusion and Wellbeing
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