Motivation and Aspiration

This theme provides an introduction to some key ideas regarding motivation and aspiration, outlining the two main types of motivation and some of the ways in which learners can be supported to develop greater intrinsic motivation and build their aspirations.

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Motivation & Aspiration

Helen Power - Navigator - Real Ideas

Helen Power explains how fast-changing teenage years are, and how challenging it is for young people to find motivation and understand aspiration. Helen goes on to explore how to identify a student’s aspirations, and how best to support their learning with their goals in mind.


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