Live Video Instead - Flinders Speaker Series “A Tour Through the Teenage Brain"

Flinders Performance Centre
17 Mar 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Due to the restriction regarding large gatherings, and the College's continued care for the health and wellbeing of our community, this event will no longer be presented live. However, we are still committed to disseminating this very valuable information via a video link. Links and access to this presentation will be shared with all ticket holders tomorrow and the video will become available at 6.30pm, Tuesday 17 March 2020.
We have also increased the capacity to register for this event. If you know anyone who has not yet registered, please encourage them to do so and they will be contacted with the link tomorrow.



Matthew Flinders Anglican College invites parents and carers at Flinders and in the Sunshine Coast community to the second presentation in the 2020 Flinders Speaker Series on Tuesday, 17 March from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

Dr Jared Cooney Horvath (PhD, MEd), an expert in the field of Educational Neuroscience with a focus on learning, memory and attention, will share his presentation, ‘A Tour Through the Teenage Brain’.

Dr Horvath will address the question many parents ponder: what is going on with my teenager? Sometimes they’re bored, disengaged and unmotivated, and other times they’re risky, unpredictable and emotionally volatile.

The presentation will explore the brain, how it develops, and how things change during adolescence and early adult-hood. Through fun, interactive activities, parents will learn how (and why) teenagers think differently than adults, and consider ways to support them academically, emotionally, and cognitively.

Dr Horvath has conducted research and lectured at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, the University of Melbourne, and over 100 schools internationally. He has published five books and more than 30 research articles, and his work has been featured in numerous popular publications, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Economist, and ABC’s Catalyst. He currently serves as Director of The Science of Learning Group, a team dedicated to bringing the latest brain and behavioural research to teachers, students, and parents.

Principal Stuart Meade said, “This is the third year of our Flinders Speaker Series, which is designed to bring school, home and the community together to learn and share strategies on important issues so that we may more confidently support the emotional and physical wellbeing of our children and young people".

The Flinders Speaker Series is sponsored by the Flinders P&F.

Parents and staff from the College are invited, along with parents from the local Sunshine Coast community.

Flinders Speaker Series 2020
‘A Tour Through the Teenage Brain’ with Dr Jared Cooney Horvath (PhD, MEd)
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 at 6:00pm
Refreshments 6pm | Presentation 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Flinders Performance Centre
Stringybark Road, Buderim, 4556
No cost. Bookings essential.
To book your place, https://www.trybooking.com/BITHL


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