Frederika Roberts

Frederika Roberts

Frederika Roberts is a speaker, author, laughter-yoga leader and co-founder of schools programme RWS | Resilience Wellbeing Success.  She is passionate about positive and character education, helping pupils, educators and parents be the best they can be by teaching them simple, evidence-based techniques and habits. Frederika is studying towards an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology, and is European representative of IPPAed (Education Division of the International Positive Psychology Association).

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Thursday, 22 February 2018 11:00

Battling the sector's lack of character

Perhaps this has now become a cliché, but it’s worth reiterating that the jobs that today’s children will be doing when they’re adults haven’t even been invented yet. Meanwhile, successive governments making decisions about the direction and priorities in education seem to obstinately bury their heads in the sand and pretend that we can keep educating children like we did in the 19th century. As we can’t predict the future in a rapidly-changing world, wouldn’t it be more helpful if we ensured children are resilient, mentally-agile and able to navigate life and all its complexities, no matter what the future holds?

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