Research and analysis

A review of the literature on anxiety for educational assessments

This review pulls together statistics and academic literature relating to the causes, symptoms and effects of assessment-related anxiety.

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A review of the literature concerning anxiety for educational assessments

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This review is part of a wider collection of material focused on managing test anxiety. It pulls together statistics and academic literature relating to the causes, symptoms and effects of assessment-related anxiety, known as test anxiety in the literature. It is an academic piece of writing that considers what is currently known about test anxiety, by drawing on existing evidence and research, and may be of particular interest to specialists and practitioners working in the field.

Published 14 February 2020