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Nathan Wallis - The First 1000 Days


Wed 13 Dec 2017, 7:00pm–8:30pm

Where: University of Otago College of Education, 145 Union Street East, Dunedin, Otago

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Single Admission: $28.62 ($25.00 + $3.62 fees)
  • Double Admission: $49.12 ($45.00 + $4.12 fees)
  • Group of 5: $106.00 ($100.00 + $6.00 fees)
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Information about the brain and how it grows to reach its full potential has exploded into our awareness over the past twenty plus years. Allowing us to understand the workings of the human brain like never before.

The 1990’s were called the ‘decade of the brain’ due to significant advancements in scanning technologies; such as brain scans. In 2003 they successfully mapped the genome. Since then we have been provided with a wonder of insight into how the human brain works and develops as we grow.

Nathan Wallis, a renowned neuroscience educator, has developed a profound reputation as a lively and engaging speaker who uses humor and plain language to make this complex topic burst into life.

Captivating audiences over 200 times per year in New Zealand, Australia and Internationally, Nathan Wallis provides an informative narrative on how our day-to-day interactions with children and young people, significantly the early years, plays a critical role in defining later outcomes for our children.

“Nathan’s energy, enthusiasm and knowledge is truly wonderful to experience”

“I could spend days listening to Nathan Wallis speak. He makes this material seem so easy to understand and brings the information so effortlessly into real-world context”

“Best use of our staff development budget that I could think of. This information has really ignited an interest in our teaching staff to think about ‘brain appropriate’ ways to engage their students.”

Reflecting on the latest neuroscience discoveries, Nathan provides in-depth clarity, focusing on how we as individuals and a society as a whole can use this knowledge to create better outcomes for our children and for our future.

This event will cover topics such as:
- Understanding the research.
- The structure of the brain.
- What makes a baby brainy.
- Parenting styles.
- Routine versus attachment.
- The importance of the Dyad.
- Responsiveness.
- Fear versus learning.
- Motor skills.
- Tantrums.
- Sleeping.
- Biting & Teething.
- The importance of repetition.
- Reaching milestones.

Nathan Wallis brings the positive and practical implications of ‘conscious intelligence’ into everyday life.

Capacity 450.

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