Initially, the students need to build their own emotional awareness and empathy. This in turn can build resilience, where students can acknowledge setbacks and challenges but evaluate them effectively and keep progressing.
Over time, this should build into a willingness to take calculated risks and ability to overcome setbacks.
Those who perform most highly in this skill area will be able to encourage resilience and positivity in others as well as themselves.
Ultimately, by the time they leave school students should be able to face and overcome challenges positively, whilst learning from setbacks
Resources for children (3-11)
Resources for young people (11-18)
Teach Enterprise has punchy ten minute videos to help build the essential skills with your young people. They work through a complete journey to achieve real mastery of the skills – and are completely free.
Download a practical handbook for teaching Staying Positive to young people.