Topics: Resilience






Character and Resilience and the Outdoors

Over the last 7 years there has been a growing case made for developing non-cognitive skills in young people as well as the more easily identified and measurable cognitive skills. In developing the whole child both sets of skills should be the focus for child development, the two skill sets are inextricably linked.   This report from Martin Smith and Outdoor Citizens explores character and resilience in the context of outdoor education and looks at what this means for employability and social mobility. It highlights that the evidence shows that the outdoors, adventure and challenge activities have a real impact on...


Date Published: 17th July 2019
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What Is Resilience Anyway? A Review

The Arts Council commissioned Golant Media to carry out research seeking answers to three questions:
  • How is resilience currently understood in the arts and culture sector?
  • Are organisations becoming more resilient and, if so, how are they doing this?​
  • What opportunities might there be to develop the sector’s resilience in the future?​
  The report is the result of the research which used a number of approaches including a literature review, extensive quantitative and qualitative surveys, a number of workshops and one to one interviews with experts, academics and practitioners.


Date Published: 25th September 2018
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