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  • Writer's pictureRebecca Lewis

In what way does Resilience fit into the SMSC?

Supports emotional well-being.

Resilience helps learners to bounce back from adversity and cope with stress, which supports their emotional well-being and mental health.

Develops problem-solving skills.

Resilience involves learning how to identify and solve problems in a positive way, which helps to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Promotes positive attitudes.

Resilience involves a positive and proactive approach to life, which helps to promote positive attitudes towards challenges and setbacks, and encourages learners to see these as opportunities for growth and development.

Supports spiritual growth.

Resilience helps learners to develop inner strength and the ability to persevere in the face of adversity, which can support spiritual growth and contribute to a sense of purpose and meaning in life.

Fosters social and cultural understanding.

Resilience can help learners to develop empathy and understanding towards others who are facing challenges, which supports social and cultural understanding and promotes a sense of community and belonging.

In conclusion, resilience is considered part of SMSC education because it contributes to the overall development and well-being of learners, supports emotional well-being, develops problem-solving skills, promotes positive attitudes, supports spiritual growth, and fosters social and cultural understanding.


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