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2 Day Conference ¦ Professional Training, Specialist Speakers, Workshops and more

ASK Bilingual Annual Conference 2017

October 6 & 7

Neuroscience & Education

Conf-C&LThe 2017 conference aims to provide parents, schools and specialist professionals with the latest research on neruoscience and education together with knowledge and tools that will enable children with learning differences to flourish socially, emotionally and academically and achieve lifelong learning success.

What’s in it for you?

  • Conference
  • Workshops
  • Professional Development Opportunity
  • Networking Opportunity
  • Local Support Service Providers
  • Information on Special Educational Needs

Professional Development Training /
Cours de Formation Professionnelle

Learn from SEN experts in morning and afternoon sessions

Download Friday Professional Development Training Programme

9h00– 16h30 | Programme en francais

  1. entre dyslexie et haut-potentiel: aspects psychologiques et sociologiques des enfants à profil particulier en lien avec la scolarité / comment anticiper et accueillir tous les élèves?
    par Pascal Duc
  2. entre dyslexie et haut-potentiel: l’abord de contenus didactiques pour les plus grands (de l’enseignement primaire à l’université: quelques pistes / échanges)
    par Pascal Duc

13h30 – 17h15 | Programme in English

  1. Educational neuroscience: neuromyths and neurohits in the education of children with special educational needs
    Chloë Marshall, Professor of Psychology, Language and Education, UCL Institute of Education, London
  2. The Neuroscience of Math: Bridging Brain Research to Math Learning
    PD Dr. sc. nat. Karin Kucian, Neuroscientist at the Center for MR-Research, University Children’s Hospital Zurich

19h30  22h00 | Networking Soirée
Join us to meet and network with the Educators and Specialists Professionals in the field of SEN from around the world in an enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere.

Restaurant La Fontaine  (RSVP required)
chemin Palud 2, 1292 Pregny, Geneve
 

Public Conference

Full Saturday Conference Programme (PDF)

8h30 – 9h00   | Registration and Welcome coffee
9h00 – 12h00 | Keynote Speakers
Our keynote speakers are all respected and well-know SEN experts

  1. Educational Neuroscience Aims to Use Insights into Brain Function to Shape Educational Practices – How Can it Help Children with Special Educational Needs?
    by Professor Michael S. C. Thomas, Director of the Centre for Educational Neuroscience, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Birkbeck, University of London
  2. Coping with Diversity in Science and Mathematics Classes
    by Prof. Dr. Elsbeth Stern, ETH Zürich, Director of the teacher education program, Professor of Learning and Instruction
  3. The Dynamic Brain: How Neuroplasticity can help children to maximise their learning capacity
    by Dr Irina Schurov, Neuroscientist and Founder of LiveRight,  Autism and Nutrition Consultant
  4. Dyscalculia: From Brain to Education
    by PD Dr. sc. nat. Karin Kucian, Neuroscientist at the Center for MR-Research, Univesity Children’s Hospital Zurich

13h00 – 16h00 | Workshops
choose from 6 different practical and interactive sessions 

  1. La famille, berceau émotionnel indispensable pour l’enfant”
    Emotion et Education
    par Claudia Jankech, Spécialiste FSP, Psychologie et Psychothérapie, Enfants et adolescents
  2. Introducing “The DNA Nourishing Programme” – The Effective way to Achieve Focus and Concentration
    by Dr Irina Schurov, Neuroscientist,  Nutrition & Health Consultant, Autism Coach
  3. Neuroscience of Communication: Correct Auditory Processing, Learning and Listening Integrators
    by Marsha Staubli  and Elke Schlaeppi, Tomatis Consultants
  4. Un enfant pas comme les autres – que faire? Où commencer?Comment naviguer les systèmes suisses et genevoise de sécurité sociale et d’assurance maladie
    par Patricia Bell et Cap loisirs
  5. My child is different – what should I do? Where do I start? How to navigate the Swiss and Geneva social security and health insurance systems
    by Patricia Bell and Cap Loisirs
  6. The Imagery-Language Connection: Teaching All Children to Read and Comprehend
    by Valentina Nikolic, BSc (Hons) MSc (Hons)Centre Director, Lindamood-Bell Learning Centre, London, UK

 

 

Practical Details

 
6 October 2017, 8:30   through   7 October 2017, 17:30
The Ecumenical Centre
1 Route de Morillons
1218 Grand-Saconnex
Switzerland

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Phone: 41 (0) 22 788 21 02
Email:
Conference Attendance Fees
Full Conference - Friday and Saturday CHF 400.00
Friday ONLY CHF 350.00
Saturday ONLY CHF 100.00
Oct. 6 - Professional Training Morning Session
None
entre dyslexie et haut potentiel : quelles approches anticiper pour accueillir au mieux ce type d’enfants à besoin particulier dans les classes ?
Oct. 6 - Professional Training Afternoon Session
entre dyslexie et haut-potentiel: l’abord de contenus didactiques pour les plus grands (de l’enseignement primaire à l’université: quelques pistes / échanges)
Educational Neuroscience: Neuromyths and Neurohits in the Education of Children with Special Educational Needs
The Neuroscience of Math: Bridging Brain Research to Math Learning
None
Networking Soiree CHF 75.00
Oct. 7 - Workshop Session 1
La famille, berceau émotionnel indispensable pour l’enfant” Emotion et Education
Introducing “The DNA Nourishing Programme”
My Child is Different What should I do? Where should I start? How to navigate the Swiss and Geneva social security and health insurance systems
None
Oct. 7 - Workshop Session 2
Neuroscience of Communication: Correct Auditory Processing, Learning and Listening Integrators
Un enfant pas comme les autres – que faire? Où commencer? Comment naviguer les systèmes suisses et genevoise de sécurité sociale et d’assurance maladie
The Imagery-Language Connection: Teaching All Children to Read and Comprehend
None
Oct. 7 - Kids Corner CHF 0.00

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