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Ed Webb

Helicopter parents not doing enough to let children fail - 14 views

  • children who were becoming less resilient and unable to cope with failure
  • someone invented the concept of self-esteem,'' Dr Kefford said. ''In some ways it has been the most damaging educational concept that has ever been conceived.
  • That is when we stopped our proper work in the character formation in young people. If we are serious about building resilience, we have to let them fail. It is only through our failings in the learning process that we learn anything
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  • Generation Y or the ''millennials'' (born between 1982 and 1999) are entering the workforce overconfident and with a sense of entitlement
  • Feeling special often means the expectation of special treatment
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