Understanding Metacognition

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Understanding Metacognition

How could life be different if you knew how to learn a new skill, you knew how to develop skills in others, you knew that when a challenging project comes your way you will be able to complete it, complete it successfully, learn from it and go on to greater things.

Metacognition enables us to do just that, it truly means ‘If someone can, anyone can!’

Date: Thursday 23rd September 7 – 8.30 pm

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Understanding Metacognition

How could life be different if you knew how to learn a new skill, you knew how to develop skills in others, you knew that when a challenging project comes your way you will be able to complete it, complete it successfully, learn from it and go on to greater things.

Metacognition enables us to do just that, it truly means ‘If someone can, anyone can!’

This taster session will introduce you to metacognitive skills and help you to recognise that you are probably already using them. Knowing what and knowing how are the key to making a difference.

Once you know and understand how metacognition works it will enable you to further develop yourself, enhance other’s skills, to develop those in your care, to develop leadership …. there are no bounds.

Learning outcomes

  • To have an understanding of what Metacognition is.
  • To have an introduction of how to develop metacognitive skills to enhance learning.
  • To have some ideas of how to put metacognition into practice.

Ellen Travers-Gaisford

Ellen is a lifelong educator, passionate about bringing out the best in others. With a degree in Biology and Qualified Teacher Status, Ellen is a Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching who currently delivers CPD and Coaching for serving teachers from NQTs through to Leadership. A founder member of the Wiltshire Women into Leadership group Ellen believes that everyone deserves to be the best they can be but some of us are given better chances. It is up to us to ensure that everyone has those chances.

Ellen trained with UKCPD in NLP and Coaching to further her own teaching skills and to enhance the teacher training of the next generation of science teachers. Having completed the Master Practitioner in NLP, Ellen went onto become a trainer of NLP. It was in preparation for delivery of CPD focussing on Metacognition on behalf of STEM.org that the light bulb moment happened. The training programmes delivered by UKCPD are the perfect example of using metacognitive skills to deepen learning. ‘If someone can, anyone can’