Rescur Surfing the Waves – Resilience Curriculum

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Rescur Surfing the Waves was a three-year Lifelong Learning Programme Comenius project that developed a resilience curriculum for early and primary education in Europe through intercultural and transnational collaboration.

The RESCUR project ran from 2012 to 2015 and was coordinated by the University of Malta and the partner universities of Crete (Greece), Lisbon (Portugal), Orebro (Sweden), Pavia (Italy), and Zagreb (Croatia). The project developed a specialised curriculum in resilience for marginalised groups such as Roma children, children with disability and individual educational needs and children with a migrant background.

  • Developing a growth mindset
  • Building strengths
  • Developing self determination
  • Enhancing communication skills
  • Building healthy relationships
  • Turning challenges into opportunities

The RESCUR curriculum has been translated into other languages and implemented in other countries including Australia, Bulgaria, Ireland, Lithuania, Romania, Russia and Turkey. The second edition of the English international version will be published in 2022 and training is organised by the University of Malta.

Type
Practice (indirect evidence)
Country
Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Ireland; Italy; Lithuania; Malta; Portugal; Sweden; Turkey
Language
BG; CZ; DA; DE; EL; EN; ES; ET; FI; FR; GA; HR; HU; IS; IT; LT; LV; MK; MT; NL; NO; PL; PT; RO; SK; SL; SR; SV; TR
School level
Pre-school; Primary
Intervention level
Targeted; Universal
Intervention intensity
Periodic
Funding source
European Funding; Local funding; Private funding

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