Develop the confidence to face life’s challenges and reach your full potential.

Course Director: Jonnie Noakes

Head of Teaching & Learning, Eton College
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Course overview

Our Resilience Course will help you to feel more capable and in control of your life. During the course, you will keep a Resilience Log to gain insights into your emotions and start to manage your wellbeing. You will analyse a range of scenarios which will help you to learn how to bounce back from failure and use key techniques, such as growth mindset, mindfulness and gratitude. You will also watch advice from a qualified life coach to learn strategies for developing greater resilience, including how to conquer your fears to achieve your life goals.



Knowing Yourself

  • Developing self-awareness
  • Dealing with stress
  • Asking for feedback


Harnessing Your Strengths

  • Identifying your strengths
  • Applying your strengths
  • Understanding flow


Gaining Control

  • Understanding the importance of self-control
  • Strategies for self-control
  • Learning how to be kind to yourself


Limiting Beliefs

  • Understanding how optimists think
  • Identifying negative thinking habits
  • Understanding confirmation bias


Dreaming Big

  • Learning how to view failure
  • Developing a growth mindset
  • Planning to make your dreams a reality


Building Connections

  • Developing empathy and gratitude
  • Understanding who boosts your energy
  • Understanding positive communication

Resilience – learning outcomes


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • understand and regulate your emotions
  • recognise and build on your strengths
  • handle stress and learn from setbacks
  • form new, healthy habits
  • see situations from different perspectives
  • have a positive, optimistic attitude
  • build strong, trusting relationships.

Study options


Self-paced, independent learning that students complete at their own pace.

This is a flexible option which students can fit around school and other extracurricular commitments.

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  • 7–10 hours of learning materials
  • Diagnostic test to measure skill level
  • Progress dashboard
  • Certificate of completion

Important information


As part of our rigorous safeguarding procedures, all EtonX tutors and staff have passed an enhanced DBS check and child safeguarding course.

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Entry requirements

The minimum level of English required to participate in our courses is Upper Intermediate or B2 on the CEFR.

The things I learnt during the course are things that I can take with me into any future endeavours I may have. It taught me new habits, how to bounce back and how to cope with difficult situations. I think the course can really help people in their future careers and resilience is a vital skill everyone should strive to have.
Omar, Resilience, Malaysia

Free access for state schools

If you’re a state school student in the UK aged 13 or over, you get free access to all of our courses. No catch. Start building your skills today!

Not in the State Sector?

Don't worry - you can still purchase a 12 month subscription! Individual and bulk school licence purchases are available.

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