Growth Mindsets for Teachers and Learners

Learn more in this free online course about the attitudes and approaches for growth in your classroom for you and your learners.

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The most important classroom resource is the teacher; they are proven to have more impact on learning outcomes than any other factor. Skilled teachers are highly valued, making a great contribution to the schools they teach in and the future of their pupils. This free online course shows you how to get the best from both your learners and your teaching, focusing on the approach and attitude towards learning in your classroom.




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The Commonwealth Education Trust brings you their teacher professional development programme, Teach2030, created to support teachers worldwide. Our engaging and interactive course materials will support you to reflect on your classroom practice, teach more effectively, continue to develop your skills, and improve learning outcomes for all your pupils.

The free online course Growth Mindsets for Teachers and Learners asks you to reflect on your approach to your learning, and of those you teach. The course explores Dr Carol Dweck and her ground-breaking and influential research on how our mindset affects both our own learning outcomes, and those of our learners. It clearly defines growth and fixed mindsets, and how the feedback you give can influence the success of your pupils.

Whether you are an experienced practitioner looking to develop your skills, or are new to teaching, this course will provide you with opportunities to examine your classroom practice, learn new techniques and strategies, and to build an action plan to become an even better teacher. The course takes approximately 2-3 hours to complete, including the short tasks and activities. Come and join the Teach2030 community by beginning our course today.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Explore the term ‘growth mindset’ and how it supports life-long learning.
  • Reflect on your teaching and your use of feedback.
  • Practise how to give effective and meaningful written and verbal feedback.
  • Plan for teaching and learning in ways that help to build a growth mindset in your learners.
  • Build an action plan to ensure planning for a growth mindset is a continuous part of your teaching.
  • Partner with a colleague and learn together.
  • Begin, or add to, your teaching portfolio.


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.



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