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iLaBS is about promoting an understanding of neuroscience in schools for better learning and teaching

iLaBS

location_on Kew, Australia
iLaBS shares education about the brain to promote better teaching, learning and health. We offer: student classes on brain health and learning; teacher professional training in the translation of neuroscientific principles into practical classroom strategies; a global schools competition; and free resources and education for the wider community.
When neuroscientific principles are applied skilfully in classrooms, we see learning transformed.

Catherine Brandon, Director, Genazzano Institute of Learning and Brain Sciences

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What is iLaBS?

What do we do?

Genazzano Institute of Learning and Brain Sciences, (iLaBS) provides educational opportunities about brain function and health to students, teachers and the community for improved learning, teaching and living.

Why do we do it?

How does memory work?  What is learning transfer? What are the most effective study methods? Advances in neuroscientific research and technology over recent decades have provided new insights into how the brain learns.  The translation of research findings into evidence-based, practical strategies for improved learning in the classroom has the potential to transform education. This presents exciting possibilities and challenges for educators.  

Innovation Overview
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Target Group
1 000
Children/Users
2
Countries
2017
Established
Not-for-profit
Organisation
169
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Achievements & Awards

June 2020
Innovation added to the HundrED
November 2019
Innovative Schools Award
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Bringing Learning & Brain Science to School
This intervention can be as simple or as huge as you make it. The first step is to do a little research and thinking to decide on your focus area and target groups.
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02
Learning & Brain: Professional Learning Focus
The 'Science of Learning' is an exciting field. It is about bridging the gap between the research lab and the classroom.
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03
Learning & Brain: Student Engagement
Helping students understand their own brains for better learning and living!
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