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Staff resilience is student resilience is a Course

Staff resilience is student resilience

Mar 17 - Mar 31, 2021

$300 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Wednesday 17 March 2021, 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm      

Delivery mode

Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event


This learning event is right for you if you are a teaching or non-teaching staff member looking to develop your resilience.


Based on the latest mental health research, participants will learn the framework for emotional intelligence, mindfulness and positive psychology. The training will explore our internal and external pressures and the means to effectively manage ourselves and model positive behaviours and attitudes.

The training is both interactive and collaborative

Resiliency skills enable us to lead and sustain an engaged and flourishing life.  Developing these skills and strategies to a resilient mindset is a powerful tool to boosting confidence, self esteem and help people cope with inevitable change

This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting  the following VRQA standard(s):

  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment                                                                          
  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Student behaviour management (discipline)                                   

 Key takeaways               

  • a set of resiliency skills that can be immediately applied to themselves, relationships and to the student body.
  • skills that are productive, sustainable and practical
  • the opportunity to model these positive behaviours and attitudes to the whole school community.


Presenter information

Debra Ferguson              

Deb Ferguson is an experienced facilitator, executive coach and keynote speaker in the areas of wellbeing, resiliency and conflict management. With an extensive background in education, Deb’s drive is to inspire and motivate people to manage their increasing personal and professional demands. Deb’s book ‘What Teachers Need to Know about Personal Wellbeing’ is published by the Australian Centre of Educational Research. Her vision is for people and communities to flourish.