Tag Archives: Carol Dweck

Every little bit helps.

I’ve always believed that how we look after the vulnerable is the essence of a civilised society, hence my career in psychology and my interest in promoting wellbeing. I’m not comfortable with any narrative that assumes individual responsibility alone will … Continue reading

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Creating confident learners: is a growth mindset enough?

The advantages of a Growth Mindset are well known and many schools now have an active Growth Mindset policy. Growth Mindset is a brilliant and deceptively simple concept based on Carol Dweck’s research. She has identified that learning is more … Continue reading

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G is for Growth Mindset: The A TO Z of a Flourishing Childhood

Introduction. When we give children a great start in life their chances of being happy, confident and successful soar. As a Child Psychologist I’m interested in what works to give each child what they need to flourish. I’ve focused on … Continue reading

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