Monday, 12th June, 2023
The Eastside Rooms, Birmingham, B7 4BL
09:20 - 15:45 BST
Speakers - Networking - Practical Workshops - CPD
Why The Festival of Metacognition?
The Festival of Metacognition draws together, in one place, those with a shared passion for developing metacognitive, self-regulating learners.
~ Gain unparalleled insights from cutting edge researchers and thought leaders ~
~Take home classroom strategies from expert practitioners ~
~ Share ideas with leaders and teachers from across the Thinking School Network ~
2023's Festival Theme:
This year, our keynotes and workshops provide insight and practical application in each of the areas the EEF suggests are critical for teachers to understand in order to develop self-regulated learning:
Progressive, informative and inspiring - take advantage of this chance to explore the latest and best practice to successfully develop metacognition in your school or MAT.
Our Keynote Speakers
Prof. Neil Mercer
Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Cambridge and Director of Oracy Cambridge
Prof. Iroise Dumontheil
Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London
Impactful CPD to share across your school / MAT
Festival tickets include full access to the physical event and also include
unlimited access to all curated footage from the
event for the next 12 months for you and your whole school - at no additional cost.
For those unable to attend in person, we're also offering the opportunity to purchase the on-demand content from the Festival. These top quality recordings of expert speakers and workshop facilitators will provide CPD for the next 12 months, for every member of staff at your school.
A rich line-up of inspirational, experienced educators and experts in their fields.
Our 2023 Schedule
This year, Professors Neil Mercer and Iroise Demontheil join us to share their insights and guidance on metacognitive talk and the harnessing of executive control.
Throughout the day there are opportunities to network with like-minded leaders and teachers from Primary and Secondary Schools of all types, including accredited Thinking Schools, to share experiences regarding the development of metacognition in your students.
Illuminating and practical workshops throughout the day, all with a metacognitive focus and presented by experts in their fields.