A symbiotic conference of school teachers, musicians and biologists
No time for music or biology in school? The Erasmus+ CACAO project makes a healthy mix of music and biology for application in the first and second grade of primary school. Cleverly designed musical exercises allow biological concepts to be embodied through play. In turn, biology sheds light on how music works.
This project on ‘the continuity of life’ shows how informative, inspiring and fun it can be to explore other paths in education. Get to know this inspiring perspective on intertwining art and science. Experience new approaches to music and biology in primary education through workshops of your choice.
For teachers, students, pedagogical coordinators, school boards and policy makers
5.00 euros including coffee, lunch and reception.
Registration is open until 17 April 2023.
Presentations in English, workshops in Dutch
10.00 a.m. – Reception with coffee
10.30 a.m. – Welcome
10.45 a.m. – Presentation Branka Bernhard, CEO of fabula movens (HR)
11.15 a.m. – Presentation Hans Van Regenmortel, artistic coordinator at Musica Impulse Centre (BE
11.45 a.m. – Presentation Zorica Durman Marijanovic, educational psychologist at Petar Pan Kindergarten in Zagreb (HR)
12.15 p.m. – Break & walking lunch
1.15 p.m. – First session workshops (choice of 4 different workshops)
2.30 p.m. – Second session workshops (choice of 4 different workshops)
3.45 p.m. – Plenum Q&A
4.15 p.m. – Reception and networking
5.00 p.m. – End
(Program subject to change)
Zorica Durman Marijanovic (HR) & Ivona Hnatko (HR)
‘Welcome to the Cell’. A good practice example from Croatia.
Applying the CACAO concept with 5 years olds
Loes Bruyninckx (BE)
Musical exercises on ‘Good & Bad Bacteria’
Dries Janssen (BE)
Musical exercises on ‘Evolution’
Hans Van Regenmortel (BE)
Musical exercises on ‘Brain & Learning’
Thursday 20 April 2023, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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