An evaluation of the Team-Teach behaviour support training programme in New Zealand


James Griggs, Deputy Principal, Ferndale School, PO Box 36024, Christchurch, New Zealand. Email:


This study examines the perceptions of teachers and other professionals of Team-Teach behaviour support training in New Zealand. Analysis of course evaluations, questionnaires, interviews and documents provide the findings. Comparisons are made with Team-Teach training in the UK and similarities and differences between New Zealand training providers are reported. The article concludes with some recommendations for improving Team-Teach training in New Zealand.