Teaching is fun. So why is the training so stressful?

12 May 2018
10-min Plenary

Teaching is fun. So why is the training so stressful?

Learning can be incredibly fun, especially learning that develops you as person and professional. That being so, why can teacher training courses be so stressful? This plenary will consider some of the issues around anxiety in teacher training assessment and give suggestions for making it more enjoyable and realistic. Recognising that well-delivered assessment has the potential for positive washback, we will consider how good assessment has the potential to further self-directed learning and other CPD.