While it's natural for exams to be daunting, anxiety and stress around exams is a big issue for thousands of young people. 82% of headteachers reported in 2022 that exam stress and anxiety was higher than pre-pandemic.
Communicate-ed has produced two courses with training expert Lorraine Lee on Managing Exam Anxiety.
The content of these courses is very similar, but one is aimed at teachers, and the other at parents. Please find some information and links to both courses below.
During these sessions, Lorraine:
Explains the roots of Anxiety
Helps with distinguishing severe anxiety from healthy nervousness
Describes signs and symptoms of Anxiety
Offers tips to help create the right environment
Considers relevant exam access arrangements
Describes calming techniques
Gives suggestions for managing anxious thoughts and physical symptoms
Managing Exam Anxiety - Webinar with Q&A for teachers
90 minutes // £20 (£15 for members using discount code on members page)