Debate what and how neuroscience can contribute to education and explore findings from relevant research.
A panel of neuroscientists and educators debate what neuroscience can and cannot bring to education. Explore false beliefs about neuroscience in education and discuss how the two fields can work together to support learning.
16.00 Welcome and introductions
Participants: Clive Coen
16.05 Introduction to neuroscience and the challenges of neuroeducation
Participants: Ellie Dommett
16.15pm How engagement with neuroscience and related fields is changing what we see as ‘evidence’ in education
Participants: Richard Churches
16.25 Steps to better learning
Participants: Peter Naish
16.35 A teacher's perspective
Participants: Geoff Carr
16.45 Questions and Discussion
Participants: Clive Coen, Ellie Dommett, Geoff Carr, Peter Naish, Richard Churches
Organised by: Education Section, British Science Association, Nottingham University, CfBT Education Trust, Open University