Image: Approved by the British Psychological Society for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).Maths Anxiety is commonly experienced, though not widely understood. An apprehension faced by many people of all ages, affecting children and young people in their schooling and education.

Recognising maths anxiety and being able to provide the necessary coaching and guidance is key to helping children and young people or adults to overcome this apprehension and reduce the barriers that it may create in their daily lives.

This professional development course provides an introductory overview of maths anxiety and its impact on participation and performance. It also considers the influence that teachers, parents and educators may have on a child’s learning and attitude towards maths.

Who is the Understanding Maths Anxiety professional development course for?

This professional development course is ideally suited to those working in Primary Education and any Educational Institution looking to improve pupil’s learning outcomes in Maths, though it is open to anyone wishing to better understand the subject. It will be of particular interest to people in roles such as:

  • Primary Education Teachers
  • Maths Specialist Teachers
  • Maths Co-ordinators
  • Head of Maths
  • Special Education Needs Co-ordinators (SENco’s)
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Trainee Teachers
  • Teaching and Training Professionals
  • Parents

Approved to help you work towards your CPD requirements

This course is approved by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development and will count towards your CPD activity record.

Gain a Certificate and digital badges to recognise your CPD achievement

Upon successful completion of the Understanding Maths Anxiety course, you will be awarded with an E-Certificate of Completion from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD). This will allow you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

You will also gain a digital badge for each unit that you complete, recognising your efforts for each stage of the course.

Whilst the Understanding Maths Anxiety course does not lead to University credits, it can be used to evidence your CPD and experiential learning.

During the Understanding Maths Anxiety professional development course, you can expect to:

  • Develop an understanding of what maths anxiety is and how it differs from other forms of anxiety.
  • Gain valuable knowledge of how maths anxiety is measured and how it impacts on performance.
  • Learn about the range of factors that can influence the emergence and maintenance of maths anxiety in a child or young person.

A flexible course that fits in with working and family life

This learner led course is open for continuous enrolment, which means it can be studied at any time and delivered 100% online, allowing you to manage your studies around work and family commitments. This is a self-guided course which involves reflective activities to assess subject understanding. Our online short courses are designed to be intellectually stimulating, thought provoking and rewarding.

Ideal for Workforce Development

Our range of online professional development short courses are ideal for your staff development and training programme. With discounts available for employers wishing to purchase 5 or more short courses, we can help minimise your training costs whilst improving your training capabilities.

Email us to find out more about our CPD short courses and employer packages >

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