FutureED Conference

External Event - 9th Feb 2017

FutureEd: How can Findings from Educational Neuroscience Reshape Teaching and Learning now and in the Future?

Thursday 9 February 2017
Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1HT Fee: £175 +VAT

The conference will bring together different parties (researchers and practitioners) to share and explore ways in which research and evidence about how we learn can be used more effectively to improve educational practice and impact on young people’s learning.

This will be a working conference including roundtable discussions facilitated by Professor Derek Bell, Director of Learnus.

The conference aims to:
l identify opportunities and challenges offered by findings from research in the field of educational neuroscience

l provide some examples of ways in which the research evidence is currently being used to inform educational practices

l propose ways in which the findings of educational neuroscience research can be used more effectively to inform policy and practice and improve teaching and learning

The target audience will be researchers and practitioners – teachers, school leaders, neuroscientist, psychologists and policy makers.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Paul Howard Jones, Professor of Neuroscience and Education, Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol
  • Daphne Bavelier, Professor of Psychology and Education Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland, and Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, NY, USA
  • Denis Mareschal, Professor of Psychology, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development School of Psychology, Birkbeck College, London
  • Kate Atkins, Headteacher, Rosendale Primary School, West Dulwich, Lambeth, London
  • Alice Jones, Senior Lecturer and Director of Unit of School and Family Studies, Goldsmiths University of London
  • Steve Baker, Executive Headteacher, Kilgarth School, Birkenhead, Merseyside
  • Leora Cruddas, Director of Policy and Public Relations, The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)
  • Michael Thomas, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Birkbeck, University of London and Director of the Centre for Educational Neuroscience (CEN), London

For more information and to book online visit FutureED website

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