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Education: The Role Of Sleep In Child Development – Taster Event With The University of Sheffield

23rd June 2020 @ 10:10 - 11:40



In this session students will learn about the psychology of sleep and why sleep is important for children’s healthy physical and cognitive development and educational outcomes. You will have the opportunity to learn about some of the challenges families can face when establishing good bedtime routines and how psychological approaches can help.


Time Activity
10.00am Log in and get comfortable
10.10am Welcome & course overview presentation with Dr Tim Herrick
10.30am Task/problem solving exercise
10.45am Taster session with Dr Anna Weighall
11.25am Q & A session


We look forward to meeting you!


Suitable for: Y12 students with a potential interest in studying education at university.

The IT Setup: The event will be run on Bluejeans and participants will be able to join using laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. You will be able to interact with the university via microphones and/or typed comments and questions. Full details will be sent to those who have registered (see below) prior to the event.

Booking a Place: If you would like to take part in this event, please register your interest using the link to the registration form directly below:




23rd June 2020
10:10 - 11:40
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