Inside The Brain Of A Five-year-old

Claudia Hammond investigates the latest research into the working of the five year old brain, and asks whether they are really designed to cope with today's classrooms.

Could a deeper understanding of brain development help educationalists get better results in the classroom - and if so why aren't they listening? Claudia talks to the researchers challenging the educational establishment and finds out why education policy often takes so long to catch up with the scientific evidence.

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Claudia Hammond investigates the latest research into the working of the five year old brain, and asks whether they are really designed to cope with today's classrooms.

Could a deeper understanding of brain development help educationalists get better results in the classroom - and if so why aren't they listening? Claudia talks to the researchers challenging the educational establishment and finds out why education policy often takes so long to catch up with the scientific evidence.