Research Foundations

Building Purposeful Lives (BPL) is inspired by a range of educational researchers; each of them insightful, authoritative, and influential international experts. The list below includes links to a few of the resources that served as stimulus material for both workshop participants and educators. 

Martin Seligman – Character Strengths

Carol Dweck – Growth Mindset 

Sir Ken Robinson - The Learning Revolution! 

Guy Claxton – Building Learning Power 

Howard Gardner – Multiple Intelligences 

James Nottingham – The Learning Pit 

BPL ultimately took a form that is based on a research driven learning framework titled Building Learning Power, developed in the UK by Professor Guy Claxton and The Learning Organisation. To learn more please click here to watch a video.