Academic resilience means students achieving good educational outcomes despite adversity. For teachers, promoting it involves understanding how to build resilience in oneself and others. School staff can plan and implement important strategies involving the whole school community to help vulnerable young people do better than their circumstances might have predicted.
This half-day course will run on the same day as Dr Nijabat's Suicide Prevention course: attend both sessions for the special rate of £280 + VAT.
Lots of practical ideas to take back to the classroom
Senior Teacher, Forest School
What is staff and pupil resilience in schools?
What is ‘academic resilience’ and what does it look like?
How does ‘pupil wellbeing’ fit with ‘academic resilience’?
How can we make sure that academic achievement and wellbeing can co-exist?
Factors that can lead to and prevent the development of mental health problems in children and young people
What are the different types of bullying and the difference between bullying and ‘banter’ or ‘motivation’
How bullying affects mental health
Factors outside of a school’s control
Practicing Mindfulness the medically-proven way
The ‘Mental Health First Aid Kit’
Other real-world strategies to improve resilience in oneself and young people
How to piece all the strands together to create a successful whole-school approach
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