Recent advances in affective neuroscience are deepening our understanding of emotional wellbeing and helping us to understand its importance. Happy, successful people emerge from their education equipped with a range of tools, which help them to productively use stress, whilst effectively controlling debilitating forms of anxiety.
This course will help you to help your students develop essential skills, skills which will transform their performance in the classroom. They will learn about how our experience of stress is usually linked to competition, and how to frame competition in ways that turn challenging situations into adventures.
Defining the causes of fear
Differentiating between productive stress and debilitating anxiety
How competitive are you? Good competition vs bad competition
Good winning and good losing
Framing emotion within fight or flight
How flight is converted into avoidance behaviours - some people give up
Finding a path back from disengagement and avoidance
Leadership and group dynamics - how to build a team
Lessons from evolutionary biology
Lessons from the rock face - or as outsiders call it - the classroom!
“This was a well-conducted investigation that was tailored to individual delegates' needs and allowed plenty of time for personal reflection and sharing.”Head of Department , St James Senior School for Girls