When the Adults Change keen teachers
When the Adults Change Everything Changes
Paul Dix


Behaviour specialist, author, education reformer and advisor. Helping teachers and headteachers with transformational relational behaviour practice.

As a teacher, leader and teacher trainer, Paul has been working to transform the most difficult behaviour in the most challenging urban schools, referral units and colleges for the last 27 years. In addition to working directly with schools, Paul has advised the Department for Education on the teachers’ standards, given evidence to the Education Select Committee and done extensive work with the Ministry of Justice on behaviour and restraint in youth custody. Paul is a leading campaigner for the #BanTheBooths campaign (www.banthebooths.co.uk) a member of the IntegratEd Reference Group and Ethical Leadership Group.

Nurture isn't just a room
When the Adults Change keen teachers
When the Adults Change keen teachers
When the Adults Change keen teachers


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  • Amazon best seller for more than 3 years
  • Indie Book Awards Silver Winner
  • Number 2 in the Best Education Reform Books of all time list compiled by Book Authority, the largest book review site in the world

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Learn about the implementations and successes from schools using ‘When The Adults Change Everything Changes’ to change their practice. And hear from the headteachers and teachers the effect it’s had on their tutoring methods.


I genuinely think I have had my first week in 16 years of teaching without raising my voice once. Glad to see there is another way.

Jamie Kelleher

Paul Dix was an enthusiastic passionate theorist with a whirlwind of relevant knowledgeable tips and actions.

Carl Mallett

The training was highly motivational, whilst underpinned with very robust theory, practice and evidence

Daniel Connor, Headteacher, Challney High School for Boys

Far from being just another book on behaviour, this is a blueprint for how behaviour should be in schools.

Russell J Ingleby, Head Teacher, HighTown Junior Infant and Nursery School

I would recommend Paul Dix in particular as he was knowledgeable and approachable, you really got the sense that he had been in the situation he was advising on.

Nicola Jackson, Wildridings Primary School

What we say to the children in the most difficult moments is what matters