Fearless Schools

Building Trust, Resilience, and Psychological Safety

by Douglas Reeves



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/19/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 170
ISBN : 9781665730556
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 170
ISBN : 9781665730549
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 170
ISBN : 9781665730532

About the Book

Schools need psychological safety, resilience, and trust now more than ever. These are the essential prerequisites of learning for both students and staff. If we are truly going to make schools inviting places where all students can flourish, then educators must be fearless as they build trust and set high expectations. In this book, Douglas Reeves outlines the conditions for such fearlessness, which include refusing to tolerate mediocrity, confronting reality, listening, being candid, and learning from mistakes. He also answers questions such as: • Why is trust so essential to learning? • What are some examples of fearless organizations characterized by high levels of trust? • How can schools support the emotional and mental health of students? Whether you’re an educator, administrator, school leader, policymaker, parent, or student, this book will help you move forward as a fearless school in a fearful environment.

About the Author

Dr. Douglas Reeves is the author of more than 40 books and 100 articles on leadership and education. He was twice named to the Harvard University Distinguished Authors Series and several other national and international awards for his contributions to education. Doug is the founder of Creative Leadership Solutions and the nonprofit Equity and Excellence Institute, serving schools and educational systems in fifty states and more than 40 countries.