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What do teachers really need to know about the science of learning? Cancelled

Bush House, Strand Campus, London

14 May Classroom hands

In this panel discussion event (aligned with the CITED ‘Pedagogy, Politics and Teacher Education’ conference), three cognitive scientists will explore various lines of classroom relevant research and respond to the question, what do teachers really need to know about the science of learning?

Topics will include how knowledge is constructed, memory and making learning stick, and how children’s differences in executive functioning can affect learning.


Dr Michelle Ellefson, Reader in Cognitive Science in the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Duncan Astle, Programme Leader in the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge

Matthew Slocombe, Researcher in Developmental Psychology at the Centre for Educational Neuroscience, Birkbeck, University of London


Professor Viv Ellis, Professor of Educational Leadership and Teacher Development, King’s College London and Conference Co-Chair

This panel discussion is being organised alongside CITED’s international conference 'Pedagogy, Politics and Teacher Education'.Registration for this panel discussion does not include access to the whole conference, just to this event. The registration fee includes refreshments following the discussion. There is no concessionary rate for this event.

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