Monday, 8 August 2016
Lynne closed the day by confirming the programme for the following day.
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Thursday, 6 August 2015
Beverley Maragh shared the Born Inside initiative with the EsF delegates. Born Inside works with mothers and infants in prison, in order to support the development the children and to educate the mothers.
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Monday, 8 August 2016
Lynne opened the day with inspiring quotes and pearls of the day and set out the programme for the day.
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Thursday, 6 August 2015
Kathleen Guinan shared the work of Crossway community, a Montessori family-centered intervention. Crossway focuses on the broader specrum of life, as it entails an organic garden and a social entrepeneurship programme, next to implementing a 0-9 Montessori programme.
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Monday, 8 August 2016
Dr Prithika Chary, neurologist and neurosurgeon, presented on the development of the brain from 0-5 years. She described how the environment can support neural growth and how issues such as neglect present obstacles to healthy brain development. Dr. Chary demonstrated that Montessori principles such as repetition, movement and choice were significant for human development, particularly in the early childhood years.
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Monday, 8 August 2016
Dr Prithika Chary presented a summary of how the brain ages and what factors impact this ageing. She introduced some natural products from our kitchens that can play a helpful role in addressing aspects of ageing.
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Monday, 8 August 2016
Dr Prithika Chary presented a perspective on the chemistry of love. She explained how there are distinctly different physiological emotional categories for mating, and that hormones play an important role in shaping our behaviour.
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Monday, 8 August 2016
Dr Prithika Chary gave a presentation on how the brain develops in stages in the early years of life. She emphasised that children who are exposed to rich education develop a greater capacity for learning throughout life.
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Tuesday, 9 August 2016
Lynne Lawrence shared a slide show of The Natural Child she had prepared with Cheryl Ferreira.
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Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Christinia Cheung presented on Opening the Mind through Storytelling.
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