Unit 1: What is metacognition?
Explore the meaning of metacognition and how to achieve the objectives of your school through metacognitive approaches
Aims and outcomes
- know what is meant by metacognition
- know about the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches to metacognition
- make decisions about the organisation’s objectives in terms of accelerating pupil progress with metacognition, and how to achieve them.
Rationale and context
The aim of this session is to promote awareness. It introduces some of the major issues in metacognitive approaches to accelerating pupil progress.
Participants will start thinking about objectives for your school: what do you want to achieve - and what might help or hinder the process?