Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free


With thousands of new research papers coming out each month on the brain, and a growing collaboration between neuroscientists, educators and psychologists, it is an optimal time to be informed on the most up to date neurological approaches in educational theory and practice.

This course explores the practical application of neuroscience research (the study of the nervous system and brain) in education and leadership to create optimal learning environments, trusting team environments and a culture of feedback.

Neuroscience research related to leadership and education has exploded in the last fifteen years. Findings from contemporary research are examined in an easy to understand and meaningful way in this online short course to provide practical strategies for leaders and educators that can be used immediately.

What topics will you cover?

  • The relationship between neuroscience and education;
  • What brain-based teaching looks like in the 21st Century;
  • The relationship between neuroscience and leadership; and
  • Two of the nine neuroleadership principles: trust (the social contract) and feedback (we learn or we die).

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

Whether you are a leader in your in your organisation or you simply want to learn how to better lead your students to achieve their learning goals, studying Neuroleadership and Conceptual Approaches in Educational Neuroscience with CQUniversity will help you unlock your potential as a leader.

Who developed the course?

Central Queensland University

CQUniversity is Australia’s leading regional university.

  • Established1992
  • LocationRockhampton, Australia