Nurturing resilience within a school environment and building this key skill in students would enable them to proactively respond to challenges, confident in their approach and willing to constantly learn.Using new data from over 1,000 children aged eight to 15, teachers and parents – collected quantitatively through questionnaires and qualitatively through semi-structured interviews – research confirmed that there are many developmental benefits associated with explaining real-world news in a way that stimulates curiosity in children at primary schools. From developing critical thinking skills to enhancing cognitive growth, these developmental benefits lend themselves well to the building of resilience within pupils.
Resilience and the capability to reflect, seek answers and resolve social issues are definitely interconnected. A teacher must encourage students curiosity which would support the development of key skills such as resilience, imagination and critical thinking.
Existing data suggests that there are several developmental benefits related to explaining the real-world scenario in a manner that stimulates curiosity in children. From enhancing critical thinking skills to improving cognitive growth, these developmental benefits promote the building of resilience within students.
Teaching effectively during formative years would build emotional resilience that is strongly connected with transition success. Leveraging on the value of resilience in a school environment should not be challenging. It could be accomplished in several methods, from giving teachers freedom in curriculum development to fostering students imagination and creativity and effectively using resources.
Nurturing resilience through transformations would not eradicate the various challenges students face throughout their school life. However, it would equip them with the cognitive means to comprehend and overcome the challenges they face.