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Detentions: research on effectiveness

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Last updated on 14 June 2017
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Is there any research on the effectiveness of detentions? We look at a report from the Department for Education summarising research on pupil behaviour in schools, and an article on the effectiveness of detention in zero-tolerance schools. You will also find a case study on Saturday detentions.

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  1. 1 Summary of research on behaviour in schools
  2. 2 Research on detention and zero-tolerance approaches
  3. 3 Case study: Saturday detentions

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