“Future of Education is in the hands of Metacognitive teachers”

“Metacognition – A new dawn in thinking” is an innovative concept and a continuous professional development (CPD) course in STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) subjects for primary and secondary school teachers and was launched globally on 11th May 2021 by The Academy of Science Technology and Management Limited (ASTML), UK. Metacognition means thinking about how we think. This course on metacognition in STEM is one of the six courses that ASTML will be bringing to the global schools with the other courses (languages, Coding, Computer Graphics, 3D Design, Game Design) to be launched in October.

Lord Rami Ranger (Entrepreneur & Philanthropist), UK, inaugurated the online course hosted on https://www.ciribloom.co.uk.  He mentioned “that these metacognition courses will enable the teachers to develop creative and critical thinking to get the best out of their students.  He hailed this as a wonderful example of Indo-British collaboration with the course being developed by leading authorities in metacognition”

He then officially launched Ciribloom and wished success to ASTML on this metacognitive journey.

The inauguration was followed by the opening remarks by Padma Shri Bob Blackman MP (Indo-British All-Party Parliamentary Group) where he acknowledged that different students learn in different ways and stressed that the teaching should adapt to each students’ learning style and speed.

During the event’s panel discussion with Dr. Prachee Javadekar (Academician, Researcher Advisor Indira Group) and Dr. Tejaswini Ananthkumar (Scientist & Activist), Padma Shri Sudha Murthy (Founder & Trustee Infosys Foundation), said that “children should enjoy studying, work towards being good human beings and contribute to the country.”

Eminent educationists based in the UK, Professor Bill Lucas (Professor of Learning and Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning) and Dr Lynne Bianchi (Director, Science and Engineering Education Research and Innovation Hub), have developed this teachers’ training course to help them understand how to equip their students in critical thinking and measure their cognitive journey. 

The second panel discussion was on the implementation  methods of promoting thinking habits and measuring students’ progress in thinking and self-reflection by an eminent set of panelists comprising Dr. Kabir Shaikh CBE (Ex-Director of Education, UNESCO), Dr. Vasant Kalpande (Former Director of Education, Government of Maharashtra.) and Fabienne Bailey Group Director: One Awards, International and Culture at NOCN Group along with Prof Bill Lucas, Dr Lynne Bianchi and Sushil Rapatwar, Chief Operating Officer, CiriBloom.  They agreed that this course will be instrumental in achieving some of the key points mentioned in NEP 2020.

The launch event was a truly thought-provoking affair and engaged the audience with key topics like a global perspective on the education systems and an understanding of metacognition with the long-term benefits of critical thinking habits

This quality approved, endorsed and affordable online course would be of the duration of 50 hours and can be completed by teachers any time within the 6 months of registration.

For more registration and further details please visit https://www.ciribloom.co.uk.

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