Children Who Fail at School But Succeed at Life

Why is it that some children who fail at school still manage to succeed decades later at life? And what can we learn from their life experiences? During this presentation, we’ll explore the sources of resilience, important protective influences and wide ranging turning point experiences in the lives of successful individuals who struggled during their years in school. We will also share specific ways in which their life experiences can now be used to assist children, youth, and young adults who current struggle with similar school related problems.