• Classroom Teachers
  • Deputy/Assistant Heads
  • Heads of Subject

Mindsets

 

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

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:

  • G&T
  • SEN
  • Disaffected
  • Boys and girls

Effective strategies for:

  • The use of praise and feedback to influence mindset
  • How to ethically experiment with challenge and failure
  • Making ‘must work harder’ meaningful to pupils

Practical tools to use in your school

  • Techniques to measure the mindset of pupils – and teachers
  • Tips for parent engagement
  • How to lift aspirations to the highest level
  • Case studies
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