Programme

Please find below the programme of the 3rd Annual Symposium.

You can download the programme here.


​​10.00-10.05

Welcome speeches

10.05-11.00

Understanding educational neuroscience to develop a child-centred learning environment

Alexis Reid

11.00-11.45

Parallel sessions – Round I

Activating the child’s own natural desire to learn - Using Neuroscience as a way to understand key issues in early childhood development and education

Janice Darmanin

Realising brain science to reframe early childhood policy and practice

Dr Jacqueline Vanhear

12.00-13.00

Understanding contextual wellbeing to enhance positive engagement in learning

Dr Helen Street

13.00-13.45

Parallel sessions – Round II

The Neuroscience of Emotions: Understanding their role in learning

Keith Attard & Clarisse Schembri Frendo

“I feel what you are feeling”: Neural processes for empathy and its impact on academic and holistic achievement

Dr Amanda Bezzina

The fun imperative during learning: a neuroscientific perspective

Dr Angele Pulis

14.00-15.00

Making neuroscience education fruitful for an inclusive learning environment

Joanne Grima

Dr Jacqueline Vanhear

Daniel Sobel