Hartismere School

An outstanding coeducational secondary school and sixth form college

Hartismere College Sixth Form Open Evening

Tuesday 22 January 6:30pm


  • Metacognition helps students to become independent learners
  • Metacognitive practices help learners to monitor their own progress and take control of their learning as they read, write and solve problems in the classroom.
  • Metacognition has a positive impact on learning
  • Metacognition makes a unique contribution to learning over and above the influence of intellectual ability. Learners who use metacognitive strategies are likely to be able to achieve more. Research shows that improving a learner’s metacognitive practices may compensate for any cognitive limitations they have.

More detail from Cambridge International Examinations Teaching and Learning Team