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Mind the gap: connecting brain research to educational policy
    Saturday July 14, 2012 1:15pm - 2:45pm @ Wicklow Hall 2B

    How can brain science influence teaching strategies and improve education? Significant advances have been made in understanding how the brain works but this is yet to be reflected in current education practice, including social and gender equality. This has produced a mind gap that must be bridged if we are to reap the benefits of European investment in neuroscience research. This session will address how to promote learning and cognitive skills, and merge theories of learning with hard scientific evidence.

    University of Goteburg, Sweden

    Centre for Educational Research and Innovation, OECD, Franc...

    University of South Africa, South Africa

    Swedish Research Council, Sweden

    Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research, Sweden...

    Dublin City University, Ireland

    University of Bristol, UK

    BBC, UK Described by The Times as both "the world's most enthusiastic...

    Type Science Programme, Engagement & Education
    Host Organization Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research
  • Organiser Carin Håkansta
  • Tags SP78

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