Last Updated: Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Community Resilience and Social Studies

What is this?

​This mapping guide shows clear links between social studies and community resilience.

Who is this for?

​This resource is for all practitioners, especially upper primary and secondary.

Explore this resource

Video playlist

See 3 videos in playlist on YouTube (see small menu at top right to navigate)

How to use this Learning and assessment resource to improve practice?

This mapping guide raises awareness of community resilience as an exciting context for learning within social studies with clear CfE links.

Improvement questions

  • How can community resilience be used as a context within the curriculum to make learning relevant and engaging for learners?
  • How can community resilience support interdisciplinary learning and learning for sustainability?
  • What opportunities exist to include community resilience themes in your STEM, Eco-Schools, children's rights or developing the young workforce activities?
  • What support, opportunities and community partners are available locally to support learning about community resilience?


PDF file: Community resilience and social studies (265 KB)