Metacognition and self-regulated learning in science RH298 / E11

Start date
14 May 20
2 Hours
Virtual, Adobe Connect, Remote delivered CPD View on Google Map


The course is divided into 3 sections:

What is metacognition? 

  • explain what metacognition and self-regulated learning skills are and why they are important
  • identify some key barriers to building metacognitive skills
  • understand the roles and interplay of knowledge, planning, monitoring and evaluation in building metacognitive approaches to solving problems

Developing metacognition through challenge and talk 

  • understand how challenge can motivate or demotivate learners
  • discover how to promote and develop metacognitive talk in science

Developing a culture for self-regulated learning 

  • explore further strategies which support the development of metacognition and self-regulated learning
  • plan to develop a culture for self-regulated learning in science

The course will last for 2 hours. At the end of each section independent tasks will be presented for participants to complete. Completed tasks can be uploaded onto the STEM group page to share with others.


Secondary bespoke support14 May 202015:00-17:00Virtual

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State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFree
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£150.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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