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Dr Richard Churches

Global Head of Research

Education Development Trust

Richard Churches is Global Head of Research at Education Development Trust and leads its programme of global public research.  He has worked in education for over thirty years as a teacher, school leaders, consultant and government adviser.  He is the author of a number of books including Neuroscience for Teachers: Applying brain science in the classroom and Teacher-Led Research: How to design and implement randomised controlled trials written with Eleanor Dommett and Ian Devonshire.


31 October, 2023 | 13:00 to 13:20
Applying the neuroscience and cognitive psychology of learning to EdTech instructional design

The brain is always present when learning takes place, whether it is in the classroom or online. In this talk Richard Churches, author of the highly acclaimed book Neuroscience for Teachers: Applying Brain Science in the Classroom and Global Head of Research at Education Development Trust, will sign-post delegates to key principles about how we all learn and approaches to reflect on when carrying out EdTech instructional design. The session will also point participants to where to go to find out more information, ideas, and support.