Turning Point: Changing Landscape of NZ Education
There has been a significant shift in educational options over the past 3 years. Hear from the pioneers of this pivotal change at this 1-day conference organized by Campus Link and Nurturing Young Minds.
When: 13th May 2017 (8.30 am - 4.30 pm NZST)
Where: Auckland, New Zealand
Cost: 35 NZD (+ fees and GST)
JOSH DAHN, who co-founded the Ad Astra School for SpaceX with Elon Musk will present: "What present are our students living in?" "What future will they come of age in?" "What will students need to flourish in 2020, 2025, 2030, 2050?" Josh will deliver his address via a video link and be available for Q&A : Ad Astra School, Los Altos, California
Prof. ADELE DIAMOND (University of British Columbia) - global pioneer in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Adele is at the forefront of research on the executive functions which depend on prefrontal cortex (PFC) and interrelated brain regions. Adele will deliver on the findings of The Dunedin Study and how we can apply this knowledge to our teaching and parenting.
Some other presenters:
Rebecca Elias (Summit School) - evidence-based programme specific to reading, spelling and writing
Jeremy Mayell - Using music as a soundtrack for learning to help students retain information, be attentive, and enhance the learning experience
Assoc. Professor Karen Waldie (Faculty of Science, University of Auckland) - advances in neurodevelopmental disorders; leading a large fMRI study to determine the neural basis of dyslexia, dyscalculia, and ADHD
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