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British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience


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:
  • identify opportunities and challenges offered by findings from research in the field of educational neuroscience
  • provide some examples of ways in which the research evidence is currently being used to inform educational practices
  • 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: www.ascl.org.uk/futureed

BACN Sponsors

• EGI Dense Array EEG www.egi.com/

• Brain Products GmbH London www.brainvision.co.uk/

“Brain Vision UK Limited specialises in providing high technology solutions for brain research. Product lines include Brain Products EEG Systems for recording EEG with fMRI, as well as Medoc novel thermal stimulators, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation systems, Softaxic TMS neuronavigational systems and other related product lines. We provide customer support and service in the UK and Ireland.”

Click below to view forthcoming Brain Products GmbH London Workshops

1 day Basic Practical Workshop: 

2 day Analyzer Intermediate Workshop (non fMRI): brainvision.co.uk/mailers/bv-mailer-day2.html

contact: Tel. 01239 621204 (Robin Davies) or http://www.ant-neuro.com/


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