Posted: Apr 16, 2019 7:05 am
by tuco
Yeah, I've been Googling since. Seems the US has it too but no other mentions so far.

Edit: there also seems to be no evidence its "working"

How to avoid using isolation as a sanction – PP22

Paul points out that the maximum amount of time you can be locked in your cell in a secure training centre or young offenders’ institution is 3 hours – some schools leave children in isolation booths for 3 days. It’s a somewhat bizarre notion that isolation rooms produce a positive change in pupils’ behaviour – there is absolutely no evidence to back this up. ... ement-pp2/

well, I guess its "working" in sense that it allows the class to carry on?