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A Positive Psychology Intervention in FE to Improve growth mindset and well-being

Principal focus of the project

This study evaluated how 16-19 students would respond to a Positive Psychology Intervention (PPI) aimed at improving mindset and well-being.

Areas of learning
What is this about and what were the main findings?

Level 3 Sports students volunteered to be actively involved in the planning phase to increase ownership and retention during the study; and were then asked to complete a growth mindset journal for 30 days, which encouraged daily tasks to improve students’ perceptions around mindset and well-being - with postiive results.

Number of participants who worked with the project
Name(s) of authors

Joby Oram and Lee Bailey, Havant & South Downs College

Name of associate programmes

Practitioner Research Programme


An ETF/sunCETT (2019 -20) MA Short Course research report and poster exploring utilising the learner voice.