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Friendship difficulties resources package

Introduction

Resources to assist students who have difficulties making and keeping friends

Friendship is crucial to the developing child. Having friends is a key element of social learning and successful integration into a school community.

Teachers play a vital role in fostering the acquisition and development of friendship skills in their students. Appreciating the nature and importance of friendship and implementing strategies to support children experiencing friendship difficulties can help teachers to more effectively foster student learning and wellbeing.

The following resources are designed to assist teachers to support their students in developing the skills they need to make and maintain good friendships.

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