An introduction

Confidence and Resilience

This theme provides an introduction to some key ideas regarding confidence and resilience and the impact they can have on learning, including the importance of creating safe environments for learners that develop a ‘fail first and try again’ culture that build resilience and confidence.

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Confidence & Resilience

Featured Speaker: Ed Hart - Programme Lead at Real Ideas

Ed Hart, Programme Lead at Real Ideas explains what we mean by Confidence and Resilience, where our fear of failure comes from, and highlights the importance of creating an environment that breeds confidence.


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