Neuroscience and Education

This is a course based on the knowledge and skill needs of your team. Includes topics such as: Motivating learners by getting their brains into states which help them to learn. Increasing the sensory inputs to make learning richer, stronger and more interesting. Ways of optimising the level of attention in learners. Designing learning in ways which make sense to different learners. Types of memories and ways of helping learners remember. Testing, experimenting and practising as techniques for learning more effectively. Effective reviewing to make learning stick.

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The Neuroscience of Leadership

The is a course based on the needs of your team. Includes topics such as: Effective communication, The Resilient Leader, Neurochemistry and leadership, Dealing with angry people, Refining the core values beliefs and practices of organizations.

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Raising Boys to be Respectful Gentlemen

This talk is about how we create an awareness in boys of their power to become wonderful young men who can create a difference in the world through building healthy relationships, having a sense of meaning and purpose and creating a great life for themselves.

Parents

Raising Girls to be confident, empowered young women

This talk is about how we create an awareness in girls of their power to become wonderful young women who can create a difference in the world through building healthy confident relationships, having a sense of meaning, purpose and empowerment. Young women often need to learn that you need to take care of yourself first and that enables you create a great life.

Parents

Unlocking Your Child’s Genius

Young people are more intelligent, informed and aware than any previous generation. To capitalise on this, we can help them to develop the skills necessary to build and express their genius.  These skills include concentration, planning, decision making and motivation.

Parents

The Learning Brain

How teachers can use research from neuroscience to increase leaning outcomes.

Schools

Designing Learning Experiences That Work

Designing learning experiences that work.

Schools

Seven Types of Tricky Kids and How to Engage Them

Looks at the different types of students that present behavioural challenges and how to handle them.

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Mindset: The Psychology of Success

How to sharpen your brain for success in life.

Students

Tricky Teens

Lifting the lid on the adolescent brain and the essential conversations to have with teens.

Parents

Building Resilience in Children and Teens

Research conducted by Resilient Youth Australia on over 16,000 young people gives us a clear picture of the strengths and vulnerabilities of young people as well as what we can all do to promote great lives for our kids.

Parents

Thriving in the Senior Years of School

The senior years of school present a unique and perplexing challenge to students and their parents.

This workshops helps both to negotiate their way through these years towards the best outcomes possible.

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Valuing Girls / Valuing Boys

Communicating with and raising boys and girls can be so starkly different it can be bamboozling. This talk outlines the different strategies that work in enabling boys and girls to flourish.

Parents

Violence and Bullying Prevention

The origins of violence, aggression and bullying lie in distorted patternsof attachment in people’s lives. To help people change their negative behaviours we need to help them develop a secure sense of belonging. This talk covers how to do this and also discusses evidence based approaches that work in schools, families and workplaces.

Students

Building Confidence and Self-Esteem

Teachers and parents play a powerful role in the development of young people’s levels of confidence and self-esteem. This talk covers the key elements in building these attributes.

Students

Maximise Your Marks

Achieving high levels of success at school requires developing an effective system to obtain that outcome. This talk outlines research – based active ingredients that both parents, teachers and students can do to boost their academic results.

Students

Resilience Ambassadors

This involves young people in acquiring the skills of leadership, becoming a change agents as well as developing and implementing a positive project to create a change in the world.  Research shows that this is an effective way of increasing resilience in young people.

Students

Cyber Doctors

Young people are trained to become a resource within their school for cyber- safety and cyber -learning. Includes the development of cyber safety policies and ways to assist victims of cyber -bullying.

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Tricky People, Tricky Behaviours

How to deal with horrible types before they ruin your life. Whether they are parents, colleagues or family members, this presentation equips people with the skills to deflect and deal with the angry the bewildered and the self-obsessed.

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Change Your Mind

A session designed to equip young people with the psychological skills to build mental health and well-being.

Students

Creating Resilient Families

We all want our children to be resilient. This talks outlines the key factors as well as what adults can do to promote this in kids.

Parents

The Secrets of Engagement

Using research on neurochemistry and brain patterns to engage people.

Schools

Brain Systems Approaches to Behavioural Issues

The secrets of creating behavioural change in hard to engage and harder to control students.

Schools

Resilience and Well-Being Across the Life Span

How to live a great life and promote resilience for all people.

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Guerilla Tactics for Parents

Effective parenting involves cunning strategies and at times some wild moves. This talk incorporates strategies employed effectively by thousands of families. This talk has been described as having more tips than an entire racing carnival.

Parents

Helping Students Understand How Their Brain Works

A session for teachers who want to help students understand brain function and how to improve performance.

Schools

Communication Skills for Teachers and Mindful Teaching

Teachers are in the communication business. This presentation helps them to identify effective strategies and also covers the teaching of mindfulness for staff and students.

Schools

Brain-Based Learning for Parents

So much has been learned about brain functioning in the past two years that we should be sorely disappointed if schools are similar to how they functioned in the past. This talk brings parents up to date on this research in ways that can help them to build success in their children and be active partners with schools in creating great outcomes.

Parents

Understanding and Using Your Brain

For parents & students together.

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Guerilla Tactics for Teachers

A collection of strategies and nifty tricks for not just surviving but thriving in the education business. Suitable for teachers with all ranges of experience.

Schools

Understanding Yourself and Others

A comprehensive course in emotional intelligence for anyone working with people.

Students

Specialist Seminar: Effective Bullying and Cyber-Bullying Prevention and Intervention

What works and what does not in this area.

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Specialist Seminar: Anger, Aggression and Violence

A comprehensive overview that will assist you to understand the origins of aggression and give you more flexibility in responding to it.

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Specialist Seminar: Depression and Anxiety

The two biggest areas of mental health concern are depression and anxiety.

This intensive covers the neurobiology of these conditions as well as how to prevent them and how to intervene effectively when they do occur.

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Specialist Seminar: Resilience-based Counselling

Effective counselling builds upon people’s strengths to enable them to have increased flexibility in creating a great life for themselves. This talk incorporates knowledge about brain systems, neuro-chemistry, habits, values and strategic therapy to enable therapists to better assist their clients.

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Specialist Seminar: ADD, ADHD and Developing Concentration

Understanding the brain functioning behind these behaviours and learning how to assist them create major changes in the worlds of these young people.

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Specialist Seminar: Understanding Aspergers

Understanding the brain functioning behind these behaviours and learning how to assist them create major changes in the worlds of these young people.

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