Learning

Tips for Promoting Resilience in Families

Dr Judith E Paphazy, FACE. In uncertain times it is normal to feel anxious. This COVID-19 epidemic has disrupted our lives and the uncertainties have thrown our familiar world into disarray. Fortunately, we all have the...
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The Power of Fun

Inspired by the title of a new book by Catherine Price, The Power of Fun, I decided to dive in to learn about the importance of ‘fun’ and how we might increase this in our lives.  Dr Travis Tae Oh explores...
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Oh là là … j’adore le français !

Learning new languages: Adam Bianco discusses the use of cognates as a strategy to assist recall in the acquisition of foreign languages "We as English speakers already know thousands of French, Spanish and Italian...
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Your brain on music

Alan Harvey takes us on an interactive journey showing live on stage what music does to our brain waves and explains how music is more than just entertainment.
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Prepare for Exams with a High Performance Mindset!

As we head into the November/ December exam period following a very unusual and challenging year, we wish all students the best for final exams. Understanding the influence of a person’s mindset on their actions,...
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The Brain-Changing Benefits of Exercise

Inspiring talk by Neuroscientist, Dr Wendy Suzuki, who changed her life's work when she discovered an amazing fact. Dr Wendy shares wide ranging and astounding benefits of movement for your brain.
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Choir's back on!

Janet Dawson, Director of Music, Genazzano FCJ College In this article, published in Nature Partner Journal - Science of Learning Community, Janet Dawson explains why singing is the perfect natural...
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Music for healing and wellbeing

Music is an amazing force in our everyday lives that we use for enjoyment, learning, relaxing, energising, connecting and celebrating. Research suggests that music can be a useful and powerful way to promote healing and...
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The power of music

Emily Tarrant, Head of Jazz and Contemporary Studies, Genazzano FCJ College. Intrinsically, we all know the power of music. The emotions it evokes when we hear our favourite song, or sing in the new year with...
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