Be Resilient! Practical ways to Develop Resilient Pupils/Students



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Course introduction

Developing resilience is now being seen as just as important as academic learning and wellbeing. According to research resilient children and young people achieve higher attendance, more positive behaviour, and achieve greater academic outcomes.

The ‘Be Resilient! Practical ways to Develop Resilient Pupils/Students’ is designed for participants to gain a deeper understanding as well as explore a kit bag of research-based practical approaches and strategies to support building resilience.

Everybody at some time in their lives suffers from adversity, but it is how we bounce forward matters. This course also includes a 10-session programme proving a structured approach with practical interventions and strategies for building resilience in children.This course will not only be informative but will also provide a kit bag of strategies and top tips.

A 10 Session Programme – Developing Student Resilience

This programme is a non-prescriptive, flexible approach which can be used as a whole or dipped in and out of according to the facilitator’s aims and needs of the group/individual. The facilitator is encouraged to use other resources and materials, spend more time on some activities than others and adapt activities according to the age and ability of the group/individual and time available.

What we will cover throughout the day

  • Unpick what is resilience and why it is important;

  • Understand why resilience in important for pupils/students;

  • Understand the theories that support resilience;

  • Look at applying the Resilience Framework;

  • Practice techniques to help develop resilience;

  • Look at how to measure resilience;

  • Gain an understanding of resilient language;

  • Explore the link between thoughts, feelings and behaviour;

  • Create a whole school approach to resilience;

  • Support students to strategically build systemic resilience skills into their learning;

  • Understand academic resilience and its benefits for your school;

  • Implement effective learning and coping strategies;

  • Construct practical strategies for working with individuals, groups and classes.

Target audience

Aimed at anyone who works directly or indirectly with students and who want to develop and build their resilience as well as understand resilience in more detail. Ideal for school-based staff including teachers, head teachers, deputy headteacher, SENCO, special education teacher, school support staff, classroom assistant, teaching assistant, pastoral care staff.

Trainers for this course

Nicola S. Morgan


As an international education consultant, author and teacher, Nicola has a reputation for successfully managing the most challenging behaviour and motivating staff, senior leaders and par...ents to help implement change.

Since starting NSMTC and sharing her expertise with a wider audience, Nicola regularly receives positive feedback. Attendees praise her delivery style and how motivated and inspired they feel following her sessions. They leave each training or course with the confidence to push their own boundaries for personal achievement.

On top of writing countless educational books and articles, Nicola is an International Values-Based Education approved trainer, NLP Master Practitioner and an English Channel Swimmer.

See what others have to say about us

Don’t just take our word for it, visit our social media pages for live feedback.

“Fantastic child-centered training which allows you to reflect on your own practice and resilience, and how it impacts the children.”

“Fun, personable and plenty of opportunity for discussions! We have taken away actual resources to use in school – this is fantastic.”

“Excellent – very useful, practical strategies that can be implemented. Would highly recommend.”


About the venue

Stay at home, get comfortable and enjoy our live interactive course via Zoom! You’ll receive the link a few days before the course date so you can get prepared (and excited) ahead of time.

Handy course logistics

  • The course will run via Zoom from 9:30 am – 12.30pm, however, the trainer will be available 15 minutes before and after the course times to answer any questions.
  • You’ll receive mid-morning, lunch and afternoon breaks to re-energise.
  • This course is designed to be interactive and inclusive. We welcome questions and discussions throughout and we want you to be comfortable and stress-free no matter where you join us from!
  • Your course pack includes handouts, 10 session Bounce Forward pack, a M&S voucher for food, a snack, a pen and a notepad – we’ll send this to you before the day. Please note this is only for UK-based participants, international attendees will receive the pack via email.
  • Additional links and information will be emailed to you before and during the course.
  • This course is also available as an in-house / INSET training session at your school. Contact us for details.
  • Please note – the cost is per person

Be Resilient! Practical ways to Develop Resilient Pupils/Students

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Friday 8 November 2024


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