London South East Colleges has been running a pilot project in English over the past two years. This has been fully supported by Principal, Sam Parrett OBE, the Senior Leadership Team and the Teacher Development Unit, writes Fionnuala Devers, English Lecturer London South East Colleges.
The negative impact of a continued cycle of GCSE English resits has created many barriers to both learning and engagement. We therefore decided that a radical new and innovative approach should be adopted to re-ignite our English curriculum and boost learner engagement.
Informed and inspired by the research of Carol Dweck on Growth Mindset, we applied this matrix and methodology to a small cohort of English GCSE learners to measure if it could indeed have positive outcomes for achievement.
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