A revolutionary course about children's behaviour

This course will provide for you and your team a complete framework based on contemporary ideas from humanistic and positive psychology

This course leads educators and teams to new ways of thinking about children's behaviour. Throughout this course, you will find practical strategies, tools and templates, as well as guidelines for ways to facilitate solution focussed conversations about behavioural challenges with your team.

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Excite and inspire your teaching team to try something new - that works!

Packed full of new content

New and improved version of The Educator Toolkit for Behaviour

This course (and associated workbook) has been our most popular product since 2016. We're excited to say that it has had a complete makeover, with 15,000 added words covering loads of psychology and practical ideas. 

You can purchase the course now to gain immediate, self paced access to the course content. 

Access is for 5 weeks.

Please note this course is entirely online with on-screen readings, downloadable worksheets, PDF posters, videos, etc. 

If you would like a full colour, hard copy book of all of the information in this course, you can purchase it separately by sending an email to info@phoenix-support.com.au requesting an invoice - $58 + shipping. 


Hard copy workbook (optional) can be purchased separately

A complete professional development resource

To support educators to implement a framework to understand and plan effectively for children's behavioural and social learning.

This course is an essential toolkit for teachers and educators to the Phoenix Cups framework; a philosophy in which your team can share ideas, language, and understandings about human behaviour. Throughout this course you will find templates, resources, and practical strategies for teachers and educators, that facilitate reflection, critical thinking, and change around supporting children's behavioural and social learning in education and care.

This course covers:

  • Understanding Children's Behaviour

    Offering an alternative to 'Behaviour Management', this course supports educators to implement a framework to understand and plan effectively for children's social and emotional learning. Complete with templates and tools designed specifically to facilitate reflection, critical thinking, and change around supporting children's behaviour.

  • The Phoenix Cups Framework

    An essential introduction for Early Childhood Teachers and Educators to the Phoenix Cups framework; a philosophy in which your team can share ideas, language, and understandings about human behaviour.

  • A common language to share with your team

    Excite and inspire your teaching team to try something new - that works! This course will provide a common language to easily communicate ideas and strategies with a focus on meeting needs rather than managing behaviours, leading teams to new ways of thinking about children's behaviour.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Getting started...

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Jacob’s origin story

    • Activity 1 - What is challenging you?

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Jacob - the advocate for childhood

    • Activity 2 - How do children learn?

    • What does being storm ready and inclusion readiness have in common?

    • Activity 3 - Watch your language

    • Perspective Poster

    • Activity 4 - Starting the inclusion conversation with your team

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Pick a side

    • Behaviour management – what is it?

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Behaviourism – where has it come from and how do we use it now?

    • Case study – Behaviourism; the only tool in Emily’s toolkit

    • Activity 5 - Emily’s toolkit

    • Activity 6 - Separate the child from the behaviour

    • Beliefs about children’s behaviour

    • Activity 7 - The influence of the behaviourist movement

    • An alternative to 'Behaviour Management'

    • A timeline of psychology that focuses on human potential and strenghts

    • Activity 8 - Maslow and Glasser’s theories about basic human life needs

    • Activity 9 - Understanding your understanding of human behaviour

    • The need for a framework

  • 4

    Chapter 4: The Phoenix Cups framework

    • Introducing The Phoenix Cups® Framework

    • Cup filling behavioural choices

    • The Phoenix Cups overview

    • The Phoenix Cups - Dominant Cups staffroom poster

    • Your Cups Profile (Big Cups and Small Cups)

    • Activity 10 - Draw your profile

    • Fulfilment (Full and Empty Cups), Will, and Skill

    • Fulfilment posters

    • Nature Vs Nurture

    • Activity 11 - Your Cup Filling Plan

    • Activity 12 - The Phoenix Cups pop quiz

    • The Phoenix Cups posters

  • 5

    Chapter 5: The Phoenix Cups as an approach for educators

  • 6

    Chapter 6: Children are not attention seeking…

    • Activity 17 - Why is Josie using these behaviours?

    • Connection seeking

    • Case Study - Josie's Connection Plan

    • Activity 18 - Connection Plan

    • A magic ratio

    • Activity 19 - Your interaction ratio

    • A Cup filling strategy

    • Activity 20 - Say what you see

    • So what are they seeking?

      FREE PREVIEW
  • 7

    Chapter 7: Play - a multi-Cup filler

    • Play: A multi-Cup filler poster

    • The day we met Jet Pack Man - Video

    • The day we met Jet Pack Man

    • Activity 21 - Uninterrupted play

    • What is Flow?

    • Activity 22 - Your state of flow

    • Activity 23 - Conditions for flow in your childhood play

  • 8

    It always seems impossible until it’s done

    • It always seems impossible until it's done poster

    • Critical reflection

    • Activity 24 - That's a good question

    • Reflecting on common Cup-emptying triggers

    • Activity 25 - Reflect

    • Jacob - The advocate for childhood

    • Final Questionnaire

    • Bibliography

    • Thank you and Acknowledgements

Activities include:

  • Identifying challenges

  • Reframing language

  • How to facilitate learning

  • Starting the inclusion conversation with your team

  • Understanding basic human life needs

  • Identifying your individual Phoenix Cups profile

  • Creating a personal wellbeing plan

  • Developing plans to support children's behavioural learning

  • Identifying flow

  • Tools for critical reflection

Let's Get Started!

We know you will LOVE this course! Let's get started today.

See why other educators love this course!

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Phoenix Cups framework

Mee Choo

Facilitating solutions Provides common language to communicate ideas and strategies Provides templates for team to collect useful data as professional con...

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Amazing!

Kayla McLachlan

The video 'Jayden and Sally story' was very helpful and interesting! The phoenix cups has already started to help me within myself and my practice at work.

The video 'Jayden and Sally story' was very helpful and interesting! The phoenix cups has already started to help me within myself and my practice at work.

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 Naoko  Hoshino

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Phoenix Cups

Bianca Hillbrick

Thank you for some amazing tips. This has really made me question the way I approach dealing with the children I educate and has allowed me to look at the b...

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Thank you for some amazing tips. This has really made me question the way I approach dealing with the children I educate and has allowed me to look at the behaviours they exhibit in a completely different light.

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An educator's toolkit for behaviour

Melissa Brabon

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Phoenix Cups

cindy scott

excellent ideas easy to follow and understand. keep language positive

excellent ideas easy to follow and understand. keep language positive

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It can lead educators to new ways of thinking about children

Anna Haddara

Helped me to understand to meet most important life needs for children.

Helped me to understand to meet most important life needs for children.

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Incredible!

Melea Oakden

As always, the course is amazingly informative and exceptionally presented!

As always, the course is amazingly informative and exceptionally presented!

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Educator Toolkit for Behaviour 2021

Jennifer De Bruyn

Chapter 7 a brilliant flow of the Phoenix Cups Framework essence

Chapter 7 a brilliant flow of the Phoenix Cups Framework essence

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