Nurturing Networks of Resilience: Teacher Resilience

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This was an exploratory study aimed at enhancing the resilience of teachers. This project drew on an existing body of work focused on child resilience that shows that for youth at risk, the presence of at least one caring, accessible adult relationship is critical to youth resilience, allowing for positive adaptation and better well-being outcomes. Teachers are well-placed to provide such support. Teachers, however, have high workloads and limited support. This intervention was intended to support teachers’ well-being, so they are better able to respond to the needs of young people.

Feedback suggests that the workshops were very useful.