Learning Resilience



Affirm the importance of social and emotional learning and resilience

Social and emotional learning is about developing the ability to care for others, make responsible decisions, establish positive relationships, and handle challenging situations. These skills are essential for developing resilience and the personal attributes that promote wellness, prevent illness and support recovery.

As an educator, it is important to understand why these concepts are important in supporting the lifelong mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.

What you'll learn through this module

  • Describe what social and emotional learning is
  • Explain why social and emotional skills are necessary for good mental health and wellbeing
  • Describe what resilience is
  • Recognise why learning resilience is important for later in life

If you’re a PC or Mac user, there’s a notepad feature for you to record notes, actions or discussion points for each topic. If you’re sharing a computer with your team, your notes will be available for everyone to view. If you wish to keep your notes private, please save and delete your notes each time you finish your session. There’s more information in the Notepad user guide on the right.