• How to promote and embed growth mindsets in schools and classrooms

  • Put Carol Dweck’s mindsets theory into practice

  • Unpick how growth mindsets can increase the achievement of:

    • students
    • staff
    • Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ grades
  • Proven ways to increase challenge and growth mindsets:

    • effort
    • data
    • challenge
    • feedback

Information on speakers coming soon.

Fixed and growth mindsets and how they affect learning

Four decades of Carol Dweck’s research

Grasp the difference between learning and performance

How mindsets can promote progress across the school

Case studies of schools that have embedded growth mindsets


Mindset impact on:

  • Formative assessment

  • Reward systems

  • Behaviour policies

  • Data

  • Target-setting

  • Mindsets in the classroom


Practical classroom activities that will develop:

  • Pupil resilience

  • Independence

  • Persistence

  • Intellectual risk-taking


Mindsets growth for different groups:

  • Most able

  • Disaffected

  • Boys and girls

  • The use of praise and feedback to influence mindset

  • How to ethically experiment with challenge and failure

  • Making ‘must work harder’ meaningful to pupils