Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

There has been a lot of talk about resilience recently. It is depicted as a good thing and something that should be developed and promoted. But, writes Lydia Lewis, it can also assign responsibility to the wrong person. "Ideas about encouraging children to be resilient can work insidiously to deflect blame for any problems a child is experiencing, instead positioning them as problematic and needing to adapt."

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