Barry Hymer

Dr Barry Hymer is Professor of Psychology in Education at a leading widening-participation university in England. A former primary and secondary school teacher and educational psychologist, Barry has explored learning theory as it relates to classroom practice since 1983. Since 2004 he has worked as an independent consultant/researcher with an international reputation as an engaging, effective communicator. He has written ten books, including a number on growth mindsets, and has toured periodically with Prof Carol Dweck since 2010.

Barry has created and leads the Osiris Mindset Programme – a one-year intervention aimed at introducing and embedding growth mindset practices in schools.