Seminars: Child Development, Learning and Behaviour

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How children’ development affects their learning and behaviour
And why we need a better plan than yet more testing

Fit 2 Learn Seminars Central London 17 June; Croydon 24 June 

Programme

09.30 Registration and Welcome

10.00 “Who are the sub-Level 4 students going into English secondary schools
aged 11 years? What are the underlying causes of their failure to thrive
as effective learners by the end of primary school?”
Charlotte Davies, Director, Fit 2 Learn CIC
Daleen Smith, Director, CVT (Cognitive Visual Therapy) Ltd. and Fit 2 Learn CIC
Mel Healy, Sports Physiotherapist and Lecturer, University of Bedfordshire
Liam Keane, Faculty Leader for Student Support, Carshalton High School for Girls

10.45 Case studies and data from Fit 2 Learn
Fit 2 Learn’s clients talk about how their children’s cognition and
well being have changed as a result of addressing physiological factors.

11.30 Questions and discussion

12.00 Close

Registration

Central London Seminar: f2lseminar-london.eventbrite.co.uk

Croydon Seminar: f2lseminar-croydon.eventbrite.co.uk

Cost: £30.00 (incl. VAT)

Venues
Central London:  Lecture Theatre B36, Birkbeck College, Malet St, London WC1E 7HX
Croydon seminar:
Fairfield House, 10 Altyre Road, East Croydon CR0 5LA
Fit 2 Learn CIC is a social enterprise committed to helping people to improve their cognitive skills

www.fit-2-learn.com

Fit 2 Learn has assessed forty sub-level 4 students aged 11 years over a 2 year period at a London school. All the students were found to struggle with aspects of motor skill control, bi-lateral integration, mid-line crossing, sound processing, control of binocular vision and cognitive visual processing.

‘Overall, education in the UK needs to be underpinned by a fundamental understanding and
philosophy of whole child development, and to a quality that will ensure that all children in
mainstream schools can access all areas of the curriculum throughout their education with
relative ease and enjoyment.’
The F 2 Learn ‘study suggests that there are fundamental basic physiological developments in the first 7 years of a child’s life that have to be mastered if a child is to access good cognitive and mental health. Furthermore, those skills need to be maintained and developed throughout school life.’

 

 

 

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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