Ollie Lovell (Brighton Grammar School and ERRR Podcast) Keynote – The opportunity and challenge of self-regulated learning
Self-regulated learning poses an incredible opportunity for boosting students’ achievement and engagement both inside and outside of the classroom, in addition to creating lifelong learners. In this talk, Ollie Lovell will share thoughts on just how big this opportunity is, personal reflections of what an education system powered by self-regulated learning could look like, in addition to diving deep into some of the challenges that stand in the way of the transition. Concluding with some thoughts on some of the key ingredients for successful implementation of self-regulated learning in the classroom, this talk promises to be a call to action for students, teachers, and school leaders alike.
About our speaker: Ollie (Oliver) Lovell is host of the popular Education Research Reading Room, author of two books, Cognitive Load Theory in Action and Tools for Teachers, and a teacher and Senior Researcher within Brighton Grammar School and the Crowther Centre. Ollie is currently undertaking his PhD in self-regulated learning through the University of Freiburg, Germany, under supervisors Alexander Renkl and John Dunlosky, and project partner Tino Endres. Ollie conducted a literature review on self-regulated learning for the Ministry of Education in Estonia and the British Council in 2021, and is an adjunct lecturer within LaTrobe University’s School of Education.
A Learner’s Toolkit is the first open-access program in Australia – and one of only a few in the world – that helps secondary students become more efficient in learning and studying to achieve success throughout their secondary schooling and beyond.
Developed by the Churchie Research Centre (CRC) in partnership with three leading universities, A Learner’s Toolkit applies the best science of learning to help secondary schools and their students master study at a pivotal time in their lives.
In the spirit of reconciliation, the A Learner’s Toolkit team acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.