JUNIOR MEMORY CHAMPIONSHIP™ 2018 The Nationwide Memory Championship for Primary Schools, sponsored by The Learning Skills Foundation® Celebrating its 10th year its 10th year. Web site
LEARNING SKILLS RESEARCH Learning Skills Research is an independent charitable organisation devoted to improving the quality of learning. It raises funds for scientific research, public lectures and policy development in the revolutionary field of educational neuroscience and for other academic research programmes that will lead to the discovery of new learning techniques.
MATHS ANXIETY TRUST Founder Shirley Conran OBE Hon Fellow UCL Sister Organisation to Learning Skills Foundation
One in four school leavers cannot do Everyday Maths, according to their exam results. The CBI complains that the cost to their members of remedial maths in the workplace is £1Billion every year.
Why is this? What needs to be done to address it? A major factor would seem to be Math Amxiety which has been medically documented since the late 1950s. Why does Maths Anxiety occur? What can be done about it? What positive action has been taken by the authorities? Visit www.site to be announced.com
THE JUNIOR MEMORY CHAMPIONSHIP™ GOES INTERNATIONAL! The Learning Skills Foundation is delighted to announce the launch of the Asian Junior Memory Championship™ Following 10 successful years in the UK, the LSF's national memory competition for primary schoolchildren is spreading its wings and taking the challenge to schools in Asia. For more details go to:
Learnus is a new Think Tank. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Learning Skills Research. Our mission is to act as a bridge between the latest academic research and the classroom and to share our findings with education policy makers.
Our membership includes neuroscientists, educationalists, psychologists, teachers, policy makers, and commentators. For more information go to: Web site