Metacognition & self regulated learning in science RE298 / F23

Start date
26 Jun 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 is 2 x 1 hour sessions on different days. Independent (gap) tasks will be presented for participants to complete. Completed tasks can be uploaded onto the STEM group page to share with others.


We can develop an affordable bespoke CPD event which is delivered locally to you for:

  • individuals such as: subject leaders, coordinators, heads of departments
  • a team/whole department
  • a network of schools/groups
  • multi-academy trusts
  • initial teacher education


Metacognition session 126 June 202011:30-12:30Virtual
Metacognition gap task30 June 202000:00-00:00Virtual
Metacognition session 230 June 202015:00-16:00Virtual

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity feeFree
State-funded school or collegeActivity feeFree

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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