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This event brought together experts, teachers, policymakers and innovators to discuss Angela’s new book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.

Angela is a world-leading psychologist best-known for her work on grit, the combination of passion and perseverance, which she has shown to be a key element of long-term success.


Angela Duckworth

Founder, Character Lab

Sir Kevan Collins

Chief Executive, Education Endowment Foundation

Zhi Soon

Principal Advisor and Head of Education and Skills, Behavioural Insights Team