This discussion paper explores the evidence supporting the Australian Education Research Organisation's (AERO) suite of classroom management resources.

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This paper provides insights into how Australian teachers are prepared for and engage in applying classroom management practices to create safe and supportive learning environments, as well as detailing students' experiences within these settings. Additionally, the paper summarises the evidence on effective classroom management strategies for promoting engaged classrooms. It further outlines the foundational resources designed to bolster classroom management and sheds light on AERO's future plans in this space.

AERO is supporting teachers through evidence-based practices, including the Engaged Classrooms Through Effective Classroom Management project. This project, supported by the Australian Government Department of Education, aims to enhance behavioral engagement by creating safe and supportive learning environments.

Keywords: classroom management, engagement, disruption, disruptive behaviour