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  • Some Exciting Events on the Horizon

    Some Exciting Events on the Horizon

    There are some big events coming up for the Barker Institute. Here is a quick run-down. Remember you can register for these and other events right here. Paul Dillon Founder of Drug and Alcohol Research and Training Australia Wednesday March 30, 7:30pm The Leslie Hall – Parents Only [...]

  • No Hands Up

    No Hands Up

    The Barker Institute is already finding itself at the coalface of current educational thinking. One such theory that has reared its head in the media during the last week addresses the age-old teaching strategy of asking students to put their hand up in class, particularly when answering a question. One such article was [...]

  • Neuroscience and Music Education Forum – Fascinating! Dr Anita Collins.

    Neuroscience and Music Education Forum – Fascinating! Dr Anita Collins.

    Thursday afternoon and evening saw two fascinating presentations from Dr Anita Collins, as she shared her extensive knowledge of Neuroscience and Music, examining the connections with learning. Her presentation picked up on the themes presented in her highly acclaimed TedEd talk and video "How playing an instrument benefits your brain" [...]