Taking the Stress Out of Testing

Exams. For most, the mere mention conjures images of intimidating rooms with desks laid out in daunting rows, memories of stern-looking invigilators, and breaking out in cold sweats. And this is just amongst those of us who have finished school, we who never again need sit writing frantically as the clock ticks.

What practical steps can parents and teachers take to reduce this pressure and anxiety from testing in our children? It's actually pretty simple. Get them to laugh!

Peace Lutheran College's Head of Mathematics, Nick Brooking, has come up with a tried and tested formula to do just that, to get his students to laugh at exam time, resulting in decreased stress levels, setting them up for better chances to succeed. Read the full article, published in the April 2021 edition of PakMag.

We invite you to experience the PLC difference for yourself.

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