In this bizarre educational environment it can become very easy to convince yourself that every mistake you make in your learning counts as well, and – what is more – counts against you. How do you respond, then, when you get something wrong? How do you react when you fall short of perfection? The answer is simple, but it’s one I wish that I had been told when I was at school…
In this paper I discuss the ways in which Shakespearean performance can be used to promote student wellbeing in education. Originally presented at the BritGrad conference, June 2018.