Brain Science and the Future of Education - PDC59424






25 hours

Education is being enhanced and changed by the evidence-based findings from the new field of Educational Neuroscience (Brain Science). In this online Short Course, you will learn about new and emerging understandings of the brain from neuroscientific research and their profound implications for education. Topics include: the utility of existing and emerging brain scanning technologies, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, the utility of online gaming, and being a researcher-practitioner in your context. Hold onto your seat as we gaze to our exciting (r)evolution in Education!

This online Short Course provides a creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

The fee for this short course is $236.

Standard Course Structure


25 hours

  1. Explore views of the evolving near future of Education to more brain-friendly teaching and learning
  2. Critique views of the near future of Education using contemporary and emerging findings about brain-friendly teaching and learning.


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There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this course, however, it is relevant to anyone involved in education who would like to complete studies in a flexible and self-paced environment to gain neuroscientific insights to inform practices.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Students who successfully complete the set of five Short Courses* developed from the unit EDED20515 Orientation to Educational Neuroscience, (which forms part of the Master of Educational Neuroscience CL85), may be eligible for credit transfer, pending all other entry requirements to the Master of Educational Neuroscience CL85) are being met, as automatic entry will not apply.

*Includes the following Short Courses:

1. The Social Brain

2. Brain Science and the Future of Education

3. Neuroeducation

4. Neuroeducation in Action

5. Orientation to Educational Neuroscience: Assessment Module.

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