Day 1: 14 March 2023
Start time: 09:00 BST
End time: 12:00 BST
Venue: Services For Education, Unit 3 Holt Court, Holt Street, Birmingham, B7 4AX
Metacognition relates to in-depth thinking in which cognitive processes involved in learning are actively controlled. Research has shown that teaching students metacognitive strategies can improve learning. This course will explore how your students may have greater control over their own thinking and learning activities leading to deeper learning experiences.
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Sandra Passmore – Former Adviser, Services For Education
Sandra has extensive experience in safeguarding, health and wellbeing and evidence based practice. She has worked nationally with key government departments (Departments of Health and Education) to help shape strategy and policy whilst still retaining the focus on working for the best outcomes for children and young people.
She has a PhD on the psychology of health related choices which has informed the development of award winning, evidence based programmes such as Health for Life in primary schools and Health for Life in nursery schools which have been proven to have a sustainable impact on improving the health and wellbeing of children and families.
Sandra led the development and delivery of the DSL (Designated Safeguarding Lead) training for SFE. She was pivotal in expanding the remit of the safeguarding work to also include issues such as domestic abuse and sexual violence and harassment within the education context.
Sandra’s passion for improving the lives of children has led her to develop work within Public Health and managed RCT (Randomised Control Trials) on the effectiveness of interventions such as the daily mile. Additionally, Sandra has written books for teachers and pupils as well as peer reviewed academic journal papers.