Free Resilience Training & Lesson Materials For Teachers – Fully Funded by The Healthy Schools Service
The Healthy Schools Service is delighted to offer a fully funded 2-day course where teachers will develop their own resilience and prepare to deliver six resilience lessons for year 6, 7 or 8 students.
Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Day 1: Thursday 7th November 2019
Day 2: Friday 8th November 2019
This course will enable schools to:
- Teach 6 high-quality resilience lessons complete with resources
- Support students to develop essential resilience skills
- Meet new statutory Health Education requirements
Who is Running the Training?
Bounce Forward, a partner of the Healthy Schools Service, is passionate about developing teachers’ and students’ resilience skills so they can thrive in school and life beyond. The charity has trained over 11,000 teachers across 1,000 schools with an evidence-based approach to teaching resilience. The training and resources delivered by Bounce Forward are developed by specialists in positive psychology, practical for schools to implement and have enriched over 500,000 students’ lives in numerous ways.
What is Resilience?
Resilience is one of the most popular topics in positive psychology and with good reason. Many schools now use it to underpin their approach to health education. It is a wonderful trait to have and is related to numerous positive outcomes.
Resilience is commonly defined as the ability to return to normal after a difficult situation, to bounce back. This is an important trait. When we face disappointment, defeat and failure, it is our resilience that helps us keep going and find a way to rise from the ashes. However, resilience is not just about bouncing back from hard times, it is a set of life skills that shows people how to bounce forward in everyday situations, keep things in perspective and thrive in life. In education if a student is anxious about a test, excited to try alcohol, or angry at a classmate, it is their resilience that will steer them away from impulsive decisions and instead to think about these emotions in a practical, realistic, and mature way.