Primary school teachers' ability to recognise resilience in their students

Russo, Rebecca, and Boman, Peter (2007) Primary school teachers' ability to recognise resilience in their students. Australian Educational Researcher, 34 (1). pp. 17-32.

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Abstract

This study investigated teachers' knowledge of, and capacity to identify resilience, in 92 primary school children in Far North Queensland. It was found that although teachers' knowledge of resilience was apparently strong, and they reported a significant level of confidence in their ability to assist children in building resilience, their capacity to identify levels of resilience in their students was lacking. The paper concludes with suggestions for future research.

Item ID: 2265
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 0311-6999
Keywords: resilience; protective factors
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Reproduced with permission from the Australian Association for Research in Education.

Date Deposited: 29 May 2009 06:38
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130309 Learning Sciences @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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