The Science of Learning: Education with the brain in mind

Friday 2nd August 2019

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How does knowing how people learn enhance your ability to teach them?
How do we effectively merge the science of the brain with the highly skilled and complex profession of teaching to deliver improved learning outcomes for students?
How do teachers harness the theory of neuroscience and translate it into practical, outcomes focused teaching strategies and methods?
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The Science of Learning: Education with the Brain in Mind is a conference that will allow you to explore how you can (and can’t) use the Science of Learning and how you can meaningfully translate this knowledge into effective practices to your unique context, classroom, and students.

This one day conference includes morning tea & lunch.

Expert Presenters

Dr Jared Cooney Horvath, PhD, MEd

Jared Cooney Horvath is a neuroscientist, educator and author. He has conducted research and lectured at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, the University of Melbourne, and over 150 schools internationally. He currently serves as Director of The Science of Learning Group: a team dedicated to bringing the latest brain and behavioural research to teachers, students and parents alike.

Bronwyn Ryrie Jones

Bronwyn is a Lecturer and Doctoral Candidate at the University of Melbourne (Graduate School of Education), where she specialises in clinical teaching and developmental assessment.

Dr Sarah McKay

Sarah is an increasingly influential brain health commentator, neuroscientist, TEDx speaker and TV presenter who specialises in translating brain science research into simple, actionable strategies for peak performance, creativity, mental health and wellbeing. She completed a MSc and D.Phil in neuroscience at Oxford.

Luke Mandouit

Luke has previously worked for over 15 years as a teacher and school leader in the Victorian Government Secondary system. He is currently a Research Fellow for the Science of Learning Centre (SOLC) at the University of Melbourne, the co-director of the SOLC Partnership Initiative, and teaches in a range of Masters programs with the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

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