Full course description
You can register for the two-day 'Latest in Learning' event, or each day separately.
- Brainpower: science of learning principles (6 May)
- Learning Science Frontiers: from surface to deep learning: (7 May)
Date and time
Day 1: Monday 6 May 2024, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
Day 2: Tuesday 7 May 2024, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
In person at ISV, 40 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne
Join us for a unique two-day event combining "Brainpower: Science of Learning Principles & Learning Science Frontiers: from Surface to Deep Learning" a specialised program tailored for educators and leaders.
Day 1 serves as an introduction to neuro-educational strategies, paving the way for deeper exploration on Day 2 into the cutting-edge of learning science. Participants will delve into the synergy between neuroscience and education, equipping participants with practical tools and a deeper understanding of their learners.
This course aims to equip educators with the latest evidence-based approaches and is ideally suited for visionary educators dedicated to advancing student achievement.
- foundational understanding of the brain, including insights into neural development and neuroplasticity
- strategies to support and enhance attention, memory and critical thinking skills in their students, leading to improved academic performance and problem-solving abilities
- deep and nuanced understanding of how the brain functions in the context of learning. This includes exploring complex concepts in neuroscience and how they apply directly to educational settings, providing educators with a sophisticated perspective on learning
- greater understanding of the cognitive processes involved in learning, such as metacognition, problem-solving and critical thinking
- information about implementing innovative teaching strategies that challenge traditional norms and are grounded in the latest research in learning science
Dr Jared Cooney Horvath
Dr. Jared Cooney Horvath is an award-winning cognitive neuroscientist, best-selling author and renowned keynote speaker with an expertise in human learning, memory and brain stimulation. Dr. Horvath has published six books, over 60 research articles and currently serves as an honorary researcher at the University of Melbourne and St. Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne. His research has been featured in The New York Times, WIRED, BBC, The Economist, PBS's Nova and ABC’s Catalyst.
Link(s) to relevant VRQA Standards
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes