The Vakkom Moulavi Foundation Trust (VMFT) hosted an insightful seminar on Memory and Learning on 18th November 2023 exploring the evolving landscape of childhood education in a rapidly changing technological world.
Dr. Malla Bhaskara Rao, Professor, Neurosurgery, NIMHANS and Dr. SR Chandra retd Professor, Neuro Sciences, NIMHANS shared their expertise on the vital role of learning in maintaining brain health and fostering cognitive development. Dr. Rao emphasized the importance of active and multi-modal learning, stating that “Children who engage in learning through repeated efforts and multi-modality exhibit superior brain development and regeneration of brain cells.”
Moderated by Dr. Anu Joy from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, the seminar adopted a multidisciplinary approach, recognizing the social factors that influence learning and memory. Participants engaged in a stimulating exchange of ideas, gaining valuable insights into effective teaching practices in the modern educational landscape.
The seminar concluded with a panel discussion featuring experts from diverse fields, including education, psychology, and technology. The panelists explored potential solutions to address the challenges faced by educators in fostering effective learning in children.
VMFT remains committed to promoting excellence in education and research. The seminar on Memory and Learning is a testament to the organization’s unwavering dedication to providing educators with the knowledge and tools they need to navigate the evolving landscape of childhood education.
- Learning plays a crucial role in maintaining brain health and cognitive function.
- Active and multi-modal learning approaches enhance brain development and regeneration.
- Social factors significantly influence learning and memory.
- Educators must adapt to the evolving needs of modern education.
Stay tuned for more updates on VMFT’s initiatives as we continue to empower educators and enrich young minds.