Better teaching: Student mental heath

Bressie talking about mental health at the Lovin Dublin Show Very honest account of his mental health problems. Should be compulsory viewing for all students and teachers
Resilience    
10 ways to build resilience From the American Psychological Association
10 Ways to Become More Resilient From psychology.com
Promoting Resilience through Resilient Classrooms pdf from an American schools' psychology service
5 Steps to Foster Grit in the Classroom Blogpost from edutopia.org
     
Rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT), which emphasises the dire effects on our lives of the irrational beliefs we have about ourselves, especially the “musts”, “shoulds” and “have tos”. Students need to stop looking to produce perfection in everything.
From Padraig O'Morain writing in The Irish Times