This page helps you understand how to use the different components within the Behaviour module in Bromcom and whether to use Pathways.
Summary of Behaviour Module in Bromcom
The components within the Behaviour Module can be used to log and monitor student behaviour, review and report on events looking at event type or event group , location, staff, day and date and the outcomes or comments logged with the events.
Before creating Behaviour Components please see How to Set Configurations.
At the base of Behaviour in Bromcom are the individual Events. These can be added to the student record in 5 different ways dependent on the user roles and permissions:
- In the Teacher Register. Please see How to Enter Behaviour Data for Teachers.
- In the Lesson Dashboard
- In the Student Profile
- In the Student List Page
- In the Behaviour Module
When creating an event the user can define the adjustments or points attached to the event, give the event a group or type and force the user to add a comment and/or outcome.
The Events themselves are created in Config > Behaviour > Events. See How to Create a New Event.
Dependent of permissions events logged against a student can be deleted in either the Individual Student Profile in Behaviour by selecting the event and clicking the delete icon or in Modules>Behaviour>Event Records, use the filters to locate the Event/s and then select and Delete.
Event Types – when creating an Event you can link the Event with an Event Type which is visible to the user to filter by type when logging an event in ways 1-4 above, you can also filter by Event Type when running reports. Please see: How to Create a New Event Type.
Event Groups – when creating an event you can link the Event with an Event Group which is visible as a filter to the user when logging. Please see: How to Create a New Event Group.
Event Classifications – classifications are used as a way of classifying Behaviour Events into certain categories, for example Bullying could be an Event, but the Event can be classified into different areas of Bullying such as Racism, Verbal, Physical etc which can then be reported on and selected if required when adding an Event to a Student Record. Please see How to Create Event Classifications.
How do Events link to other Behaviour Components?
Detentions – when creating an Event you can link the Event with a Detention which means the system will automatically add a student to a user defined detention. Please see How to Create a Detention and How to Schedule a Detention
Outcomes – when creating an Event you can tick that an outcome is required and when logging an Event against a student/s you have the option to select an outcome which can then in turn be reported on. An example of an Outcome could be Phone Home to Discuss with Parents. Please see How to Create an Outcome.
Event Alerts – you can create an alert for certain Events so that when they are logged against a student record certain staff can be alerted immediately by email, system message or system alert. Please see How to Create an Event Alert.
On Report – A Student is added on Report from within the individual student record or from the Student List Page if selecting more than one student. Please see How to Create an On Report Card.
Referral Mail Schedule – this allows the user to set the time when users are notified of Referral Behaviour Events and Triggered Actions. For example you may want users to notified at the end of the school day. Please see How to Create a Referral Mail Schedule.
Watchlists – Watchlists can be used to notify contacts and/or students of detentions awarded for that day. See How to Create a Watchlist.
Pathways enables the user to link multiple Events within a Category to Actions so that as students have events logged against them they accumulate points and in turn this will create an Action against the students behaviour record.
For example a school may have a behaviour policy where when a student has accumulated 50 positive points they are awarded a Bronze Certificate. In Pathways under the Category Rewards the positive Events are linked to the Bronze Certificate Action. The Category, Action and Events are all created in Bromcom. See How to Create a New Action.
Pathways allows the user to create a single behaviour model outside of Bromcom and import from pathways. You might do this before you go live, or if a Multi Academy Trust is implementing a behaviour model outside of the system to apply it to all schools within the Trust.
Pathways requires a local install.
Categories are used to group together Events to then link to an Action. Please see How to Create a Category.
Create an Action, for example ‘Bronze Certificate.’ Please see How to Create an Action.
At the end of the term or academic year you may want to re-set student actions so the students have a new start in accumulating points. Please see How to Reset Student Actions.
In Pathways, assign the various Events to the Category and link to the Action.
Now when an Event is linked in Pathways, this will keep a running total until it reaches a defined number of points which will trigger the Action. This Action may include, for example, e-mailing a report to different members of Staff to make them aware the Student has achieved the Action.
Simple Behaviour Reporting
To build a simple table report with Student Name, Year Group and Positive Points.
From the Home Screen go to Students to open the Student List Page.
Use the Add/Remove Additional Columns tab on the top right to add the required Behaviour Columns and scroll down to add a Year Group column to the Student List Page.
Click on the filter cups on the column headings to filter by the required Year Group(s)
Click the top right green Export button to Export the Report.