Boingboing offers its information through books, a learning programme of keynotes, seminars and workshops, communities of practice and a parent support course. Many of our resources are free to download from the site or to read online. Anyone can access these resources for free, but please properly reference Boinboing in anything that you draw on in your own work.
You can now order our printed books directly from us, along with items from our new range of co-produced resilience tools, by downloading an order form (.doc) and emailing it to us. We hope to offer an increasing range of products in our online store.
Supporting children and young people in their mental health: A guide for East Sussex schools. A resilience-based, whole school approach to promoting positive mental health and addressing individual needs.read more
We’d like to ask for your help! If you currently use, or have previously used, the ARA with children or young people in schools, we would be very grateful if you would complete our short ARA survey!read more
The Interactive Resilience Framework was developed especially for schools with children and young people in mind and has more detail about each idea, including relevant research evidence, suggestions of what to do, and what you people themselves think.read more
Our resources help any school establish systems to build ‘resilience approaches’ that support disadvantaged pupils over time through a whole school approach, will benefit all pupils from a school-wide approach to increasing academic resilience and offer ideas to help everyone in the school community play a part.read more
Here you can download the Academic Resilience Approach resources to help any school establish systems to build ‘resilience approaches’ that support disadvantaged pupils over time through a whole school approach. All the Academic Resilience Approach resources are free to download.read more
If you came to our Designing Resilience event in November 2015 you will remember the amazing range of resilience tools being developed by young people with complex needs together with local communities, digital artists and designers, academics, parents, practitioners and policy makers.read more
Co-production is a way of working that utilises the experience, knowledge and skills of a range of stakeholders to design, produce and deliver better services and resources. It is a highly participative version of “engagement”, which is perhaps a more familiar term. It is a value-based approach that views the people who use a service as assets with important knowledge and skills that can be harnessed to promote positive change.read more
The Smart Moves Workbooks have been put together by Eikon Charity, adapted from or inspired by The Resilient Classroom Resource Pack written by Sam Taylor, Angie Hart and Hove Park School as part of the Academic Resilience Approach. Student and Teacher packs are available for Years 6 and 7.read more
We have written a user-friendly guide called Resilience Approaches to Supporting Young People’s Mental Health which covers various different schools-based and community-based resilience building programmes and approaches.read more
Using detailed case material from a range of contexts, the authors illustrate how resilient mechanisms work in complex situations, and how resilient therapy works in real-life situations. A good read for practitioners working with children, adolescents and their families who wish to help their clients cope with adversity and promote resilience.read more