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ANTS logoMetacognition in Action Conference

Holiday Inn, Scotch Corner

Friday 5th April 2019

The Swaledale Alliance has a very successful SSIF Metacognition project running in 10 North Yorkshire schools. Through the project we have developed a huge amount of expertise in our Lead Practitioners and Lead Teachers as well as materials and ideas to support a 'whole school approach to metacognition'.  We would like to share these with schools through keynote speakers and workshops at the conference on Friday 5th April 2019.

Keynote speaker: Alex Quigley

 Senior Associate at the Education Endowment Foundation.

Co-author of the EEF report on 'Metacognition and Self-regulation'

Author of 'Closing the Vocabulary Gap'

Columnist for TES and Teach Secondary

 'The Power of Metacognition and Self-regulation'

Keynote speaker: Professor Rachel Lofthouse

Carnegie School of Education, Leeds Beckett University

Founder of CollectivEd

Winifred Mercier Professor of Education

‘Metacognition; supporting teachers and learners as thinkers ’


Claire Barnes, Hannah Munro, Kirsty Davies

Metacognition Lead Practitioners

Swaledale Alliance SLEs

‘Metacognitive Minds; Lessons from a successful SSIF Project’

Practical Workshops; Implementing a whole school approach to metacognition   


£50 per delegate

To book spaces: contact Leo at


To learn more about the project and our Lead Practitioners, please click here - 

SSIF Project