Resilience In Children

Resilience In Children

Resilience In Children & At School

Our program is used in schools around the world, having a remarkable long-term impact on youth resilience.


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What is resilience in children?

Children and teenagers deal with a range of stressors at school, at home, and with themselves. Resilience is crucial to how kids and young people respond to challenges and changes in their lives. A resilient child is optimistic, flexible, physically healthy, emotionally aware, and learns from experience.

Why is resilience in children so important?

Resilience is important for academic and social development, and is a protective factor for children and schools to deal effectively with times of change, high pressure and stress.


of 4-17 year-olds are assessed as having mental disorders


of 11-17 year-olds have been bullied


of children and adolescents in Australia are overweight or obese


of 11-17 year-olds met the DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for major depressive disorder


of 12-17 year-olds reported having ever self-harmed


of all 12-17 year-olds have anxiety

Examples of improved resilience at school

Resilient students perform better

Mental health

  • Manage stress
  • Reduce anxiety
  • Stay optimistic
  • Manage change & setbacks

Physical health

  • Are less sick
  • Less fatigued
  • Learn how to stay calm
  • Improved sleep habits


  • Can deal with difficult classmates
  • Are emotionally aware
  • More engaged in school
  • Stronger relationships

School's performance

  • Boost staff retention
  • Forefront of digital innovation
  • Higher student satisfaction

How to build resilience in children?

Driven Resilience App

Meet Driven


Chat 24/7 with our AI-bot to cope with ever increasing demands and other daily stresses.


Access hundreds of engaging activities that are scientifically-validated to be your best self every single day.


Identify strengths & weaknesses, get personalised activities & measure results.

Features that educators love

My Dashboard

Gain detailed insight into the student body’s wellbeing & resilience


Hundreds of engaging activities, from flexible thinking to impulse control

Easy Integration

Setup for a resilient student body takes 5 minutes


Your data is secure and confidential


Students can anonymously track their progress against their school mates


Add 2-100,000 students in just a few clicks

Resilience scale assessment for children & young adults

PR6 Combined Skills

Our evidence-based & scientific resilience questionnaire


The PR6 is an advanced and efficient resilience psychometric measurement. Through a 3-min questionnaire, the PR6 identifies resilience across 6 distinct domains.

How to teach resilience in the classroom

Teach, practice, track & repeat

Research / understand the problem

Our research-based framework provides practical insights into human resilience and wellbeing. We produce global reports highlighting resilience trends and insights.

Create a resilient culture

Encourage community cohesion and lead by example. Build awareness and urgency for resilience activities, and make a commitment to mental health.

Assess resilience

With our diagnostic assessment, supervisors get an overview of their student’s wellbeing, resilience and effectiveness. Kids can receive detailed insights into their personal health.

Implement program & track results

With Driven your students will master basics of resilience techniques for rapid bounce for when things go wrong. We enable you to track results and development to recognise progress.

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