Metacognition and Self-Regulated Learning

Key information

  • Date: Tuesday 21 January 2020
  • Time: 8:45am – 11:45am
  • Location: Belgrave St. Bartholomew’s Academy
  • Cost: £150 per person

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Details and content

This session will provide Primary practitioners with a walk-through of the Metacognition and Self-Regulated Learning guidance report published by the Education Endowment Foundation. It includes practical suggestions for applying the seven recommendations in a Primary setting as summarised in the table below.


Teachers should acquire the professional understanding and skills to develop their pupils’ metacognitive knowledge


Explicitly teach pupils metacognitive strategies, including how to plan, monitor, and evaluate their learning


Model your own thinking to help pupils develop their metacognitive and cognitive skills


Set an appropriate level of challenge to develop pupils’ self-regulation and metacognition


Promote and develop metacognitive talk in the classroom


Explicitly teach pupils how to organise and effectively manage their learning independently


Schools should support teachers to develop their knowledge of these approaches and expect them to be  applied appropriately

Course content includes:

  • Strategies for promoting metacognition and self-regulation
  • Detailed analysis of the EEF report including references for further reading
  • Primary phase examples of how to introduce and embed the seven recommendations



The session takes place at: BTSA, c/o Belgrave St. Bartholomew’s Academy, Sussex Place, Longton, Stoke on Trent, ST3 4TP.

Parking is available at the Florence Sports and Social, Lightwood Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST3 4JS (Short walk away from Belgrave St. Bartholomew’s Academy).

Please do not use staff or co-op car park.

To book your place(s) on this course, either:

  • Complete the online form below
  • Email
  • Call Josephine Edwards on 01782 235 523

PLEASE NOTE: 14 days’ notice must be given to cancel a course to avoid a cancellation charge

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