2 months
43 USD/module
43 USD/module
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This teaching Educational Neuroscience - Research-Led Teaching Approaches ExpertTrack at FutureLearn introduces you to the basics of neuroscience in learning. You’ll study our uniquely human brain - looking at the central nervous system, the limbic system and the concept of neuroplasticity – and discover what it means for memory and learning in the brain.

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When it comes to educational neuroscience, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction.

You’ll identify some of the most widely accepted neuromyths within the teaching community. By debunking any false ideas about the brain and learning, you can apply your learnings from this course with confidence.

Become a more effective educator with contemporary insights into the brain which will help you develop optimal learning experiences and neuroplasticity activities in the classroom that you can use right away.

Key skills you will learn during the  Educational Neuroscience - Research-Led Teaching Approaches ExpertTrack at FutureLearn

  • Neuroplasticity
  • Neuroscience
  • Neuroleadership
  • Memory and learning
  • Neuroscience in leadership
  • Brain-based teaching
  • Teaching
  • Research-based teaching
  • Education
  • Student engagement
  • Engagement

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Orientation to Educational Neuroscience
  • Learning and Memory: Understandings from Educational Neuroscience
  • Neuroplasticians and Neuromyths
  • Neuroleadership and Conceptual Approaches in Educational Neuroscience

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This intermediate ExpertTrack is designed for those working within education who have an interest in educational neuroscience. Learners are typically classroom teachers, education assistants, learning designers and academics. However, it’s also suitable for those moving into teaching and/or training to become an educator.
  • While there are no academic prerequisites for this ExpertTrack, you’ll need to have a basic level of teaching and learning experience. We also recommend that you have some existing experience in planning and delivering lessons in-person and/or online.

Tuition Fee

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    43 USD/module
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  • National

    43 USD/module
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Price range in different currencies: £36 / $39 / €36


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