National Boys’ Education Conference 2017

Learning Today – Leading Tomorrow

The Learning Power Approach: Teaching Boys to Teach Themselves

Professor Guy Claxton

Over the last 15 years, a variety of approaches to pedagogy have discovered well-evidenced ways to teach that raise achievement whilst at the same time gradually building up students’ ability to plan, trouble-shoot and evaluate their learning for themselves, and enhancing their appetite to do so. This keynote will outline the general approach, and suggest how it works well with boys in particular.