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Building Resilience in Teacher Education (BRiTE) in the South West

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Wellbeing of educators at all phases of professional life is a current focus of employers and researchers. Resilience occurs when individuals harness resources in themselves and their contexts to overcome challenges. In teaching this is often called “everyday resilience”.

Event details

Join us for two workshops to develop knowledge, skills and strategies to support your professional resilience.

Saturday 11 August and Saturday 18 August 2018
12.30 pm—3.30 pm
Geographe Education Centre, Lot 153 Clydebank Ave, Busselton WA 6280
$285 (inc. GST) Including afternoon tea, materials, resources.
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What will you learn through this workshop?

Participants will attend a series of two workshops to develop knowledge, skills and strategies to support their professional resilience. These workshops will cover the nature of resilience, building relationships and networks, wellbeing and emotions, and taking initiative.

Sessions will include reflections, discussion and personal plans for further professional learning and support. Between workshops, participants will be expected to complete five online modules of about one hour each.


  • A map of the personal and contextual challenges and available resources in your setting
  • A personal plan for further professional learning and support
  • A certificate of completion of the workshops and of the online modules.
  • The opportunity to take part in a research project focusing on the workshops and modules.

About the presenter

Associate Professor Susan Beltman, a former school psychologist, is a lecturer and researcher at Curtin. Her research on teacher resilience includes two Australian projects: Keeping Cool and BRiTE (Building Resilience in Teacher Education), as well as the European project ENTREE (ENhancing Teacher REsilience in Europe). Sue has presented workshops on teacher resilience for Child Australia, the Cockburn-Fremantle Education Network, and the EU RESCUR project in Crete.