Can we teach character in schools? And should we? Parents can ‘catastrophise’ their children’s exam results, thereby missing the chance to teach that we can move on from failure Julia Harrington 22 NOVEMBER 2019 • 12:00PM A child’s character is a mix of learned behaviour, environment and genes. By the time children start school their […]
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On Wednesday 13th November, BrainCanDo in partnership with Eton College hosted the Character Education: Theories, Practices, Processes Conference at Dorney Lake at Eton College. The day was well attended with 130 teachers, educational leaders, and character education researchers taking part in different discussions and panels that covered a myriad of topics related to character. The […]
‘One of the things that makes Queen Anne’s unique is our innovative approach to understanding the teenage brain. BrainCanDo is a Queen Anne’s led initiative, translating the latest psychology and educational neuroscience research in to teaching practice.’ Read our full listing in Tatler’s 2020 Independent school’s guide here. Tatler Schools Guide 2020
Daily Telegraph article Exam RG 210519 Read our latest article on revision techniques and our revision guide in The Daily Telegraph today on page 18! You can purchase your exam revision guide for £5, just email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Read our latest article in The Independent Schools Magazine. Julia Harrington Founder and CEO has spent five years building BrainCanDo, here she explains how its work in the field of neuroscience and cognitive psychology positively impact on both staff and students. See the article below or access the whole magazine here Independent Schools Magazine. BrainCanDo is […]
And here it is… the original article in The Times newspaper featuring the new BrainCanDo revision guide that stimulated much interest in the media and with parents and students alike. A very relevant example of how sound evidence-based neuroscience can be applied to optimising young people’s learning and exam success. QAS – Times – exam […]
BrainCanDo’s Exam Revision guide featured in The Daily Express https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/1112023/how-to-pass-school-exams-lemon-whiteboard
BrainCanDo’s Exam Revision guide featured in the Huffington Post How Smelling A Lemon Will Help Your Kids Sail Through Exams, According To Neuroscientists
Julia Harrington, BrainCanDo’s Founder and CEO gave a flurry of radio interviews across the BBC national and regional programmes talking about our bran new Exam Revision Guide. We featured across these stations in just one day! 18 March 2019 Channel 5 (Jeremy Vine) studio discussion (am) 18 March 2019 Live interview JH, Radio 5 (am) […]
The ‘Letters to the Editor’ of The Times newspaper has featured the thoughts of Queen Anne’s Headmistress, Julia Harrington with a mention of the neurological processes involved with the BrainCanDo programme.
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