This policy paper presents findings from a wide range of literature on growth mindset in primary and secondary education. Part 1 describes key insights from research on growth mindset. Part 2 presents promising practices to improving students’ growth mindset beliefs and thinking. Part 3 provides recommendations for IB stakeholders, meant to strengthen and reinforce the IB programme’s potential to facilitate student growth mindset thinking across contexts.
Authors: Dr. Ross C. Anderson, Paul T. Beach, Dr. Jessica N. Jacovidis, Dr. Kristine L. Chadwick