How To Be Assertive

Life skills25 minsFREE

Rosie DriffillHost: Rosie is a freelance writer, language teacher and psychotherapist based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. She has over 6 years’ experience of teaching English and Italian, and has written features on language, mental health and sustainable travel for the Guardian, Wanderlust, Dalesman and Therapy Today. Her memoir Suddenly, While Living - a book that focuses on health and recovery - will be published by Valley Press in January. You can find out more about Rosie at

Synonyms for assertive include confident, positive, bold, and decisive. In this class, students will gain a better understanding of what assertiveness is and why it's an important attribute to have in many facets of life. Students will also be guided through how assertiveness differs from being aggressive or 'standoffish' before focusing on some techniques. This class is suitable for all students and is an important life skill to possess for inside and outside of school!

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all students.

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and paper will also be required during the lesson. 

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