This section will help you develop independent learners. Independent learning most commonly reflects the idea of ‘self-regulated learning’ and often links with approaches such as personalisation and ownership of learning.
Strong relationships between teachers and peers are vital to establish a conducive environment.
Autonomous students have well developed cognitive skills such as focusing of memory and attention and problem-solving as well as a strong meta-cognitive awareness and skills such as those associated with an understanding of how learning occurs, and affective skills related to feelings and emotions.
An academic article on metacognition and self regulation...