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UNESCO-IBE : Curriculum and quality learning: How can neuroscience contribute?

UNESCO-IBE : Building back better from COVID-19. Curriculum and quality learning: How can neuroscience contribute?

Co-organized by the International Bureau of Education (IBE-UNESCO), The Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) Africa 21 Hub, and the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), this event seeks to contribute to closing the gap between scientific knowledge on learning and its application to education policies and practice, with a focus on curriculum.

Friday 4 June 2021, 16h00-17h45 CET (Geneva)

Location: Online (Zoom meetings)
 

Program:
4.00-4.15 pm
Welcome and opening remarks


Stefania Giannini
Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO

Mona Laroussi
Director, Institut de la Francophonie pour l’éducation et la formation (IFEF-OIF)

Tasia Asakawa
Director of Development and Communications, International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)

Moderator:
Yao Ydo
Director, UNESCO International Bureau of Education (IBE-UNESCO)

4.15-5.15 pm
Panel presentations: Building back better from COVID-19. Curriculum and quality learning: How can neuroscience contribute?

Moderator:
Grégoire Borst
University of Paris, France

Bridging education and the science of learning
Grégoire Borst
University of Paris, France

Nurturing the learning brain: Leveraging the home learning environment to build back from COVID-19
Jérôme Prado
Lyon Neuroscience Research Center, France

Tailored approaches to education: The case of poor reading
Irene Altarelli
University of Paris, France

The biological evidence of the negative effects of stress on learning
Espérance Kashala Abotnes
University of Bergen, Norway

5.15-5.40 pm
Discussion

Q & A with the audience

5.40-5.45 pm
Closing remarks

Abdel Rahamane Baba-Moussa
Secretary-General, Conference of Ministers of Education of French-speaking Countries (CONFEMEN)

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