Wellbeing and Resilience Education engages with the immediate impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the theoretical and applied elements of wellbeing and resilience education. It explores the implications for students, teachers, and teaching from a transdisciplinary and international perspective. Featuring thirteen chapters written by 27 academics from across the globe, it includes new transdisciplinary research by organisational psychologists, psychologists, neuroscientists, policy experts and education researchers. The book comprises a wide range of topics including: appreciative inquiry, educational leadership, refugee education, resilience education, designing online courses, teacher wellbeing and community responses during the Covid-19 pandemic.

This timely volume will be of interest to academics, initial teacher educators, postgraduate students, school leaders and policymakers researching the field of wellbeing, resilience, education, schools, and schooling.   


chapter 2|15 pages

Wellbeing from the outside-in

How mirror flourishing elevates collective wellbeing both within and beyond the classroom
ByLindsey N. Godwin, Sara Truebridge

chapter 3|18 pages

A comparative study of wellbeing in students

Tecmilenio case
ByRosalinda Ballesteros-Valdés, Humberto Charles-Leija

chapter 4|26 pages

UPRIGHT – well-being & resilience education

Disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic
ByMette Marie Ledertoug, Louise Tidmand, Carlota Las Hayas, Silvia Gabrielli, Sara Carbone

chapter 6|15 pages

Why embedding character education in schools matters

Key learnings from our research on character strengths
ByIro Konstantinou

chapter 8|24 pages

Designing, delivering, and evaluating resilience programs in post-secondary institutions in times of COVID-19

Ten key considerations
ByTayyab Rashid, Jane Gillham, Steve Leventhal, Zachary Zarowsky, Hareem Ashraf

chapter 10|26 pages

Teachers’ wellbeing during times of change and disruption

ByFaye McCallum

chapter 11|23 pages

Wellbeing literacy as an emancipatory and transformative capability

ByLindsay G. Oades, Jessica A. Taylor, Jacqui Francis, Lisa M. Baker

chapter 12|23 pages

Destruction to regeneration

How community trauma and disruption can precipitate collective transformation
ByLucy C. Hone, Chris P. Jansen, Denise M. Quinlan

chapter 13|21 pages

Flourishing Students in a time of change

ByÅse Fagerlund, Mari Laakso