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Developing and assessing the feasibility of training for teachers and school staff on day-to-day classroom management strategies and techniques that help to manage and reduce anxiety in primary school children.

Part of our Mental Health across the Life-course research theme

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Aims

  • To understand whether and how teachers’ day-to-day classroom management can reduce anxiety in primary school-aged children
  • To develop classroom management training designed to help teachers proactively respond to and manage children’s anxiety
  • To test the feasibility of this training

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Deliverables

  • Development of classroom management training designed to help teachers proactively respond to and manage children’s anxiety

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Expected Impact

  • The feasibility study will determine whether we are justified in continuing to a full trial to evaluate the impact of this training on children’s anxiety
  •  Our intention is that the classroom management training will equip teachers with strategies to use in their day-to-day teaching to help manage and reduce children’s anxiety.
  • Children and their parents will be better supported, and children will experience less anxiety in school as a result.

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