"I was excited to participate in a grade 6 skype with Derek Pugh (in Canberra, Australia) this morning. Derek gives workshops to students and teachers about the brain. During his session, he dissected a brain while explaining to the students about the different parts and their functions. It was a truely engaging session for all involved. This is just one of the many ways primary is using technology to enhance the learning experiences of our children" Principal, Bali International School, Indonesia
"Awesome! It gives us tips on how to maintain our brain so that it will develop properly and work at its highest level" AMH, Australian International School, Jakarta
"Thankyou so much for your workshops and expertise .. it was a flat out week but highly successful - kids all engaged that is what matters." Sue trimble, Gunbalanya CEC Principal
"On behalf of all of here at Gunbalanya School, I would like to thank you for being part of a very memorable Science week, you were great!!!" Nikki Johnston, Gunbalanya CEC
"I have no problem in recommending you and your expertise. I also enjoyed being in at least 3 of your presentations..." Dick Krajczar, Executive Director, East Asian Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS)
"Derek Pugh is a speaker of substance and style', John Joseph, Focus Education.
"I found this presentation absolutely inspiring. I hope to pursue a career in neuroscience"David Ung, Year11, Taminmin College
"It was a real life worthy experience from the brain day. The activities and exploration were interesting ans lively. I think that it was a lot of fun as well as learning. Thanks, Rock on! Mr Pugh. Caroline G9, Medan International School, Sumatra
"Students were highly engaged. Derek made learning a lot of fun for us. I think a lot of good messages like getting enough sleep and exercise". Greg, Teacher, Medan International School.
"I thought the day was very informative. I really enjoyed learning about sleep. I thought it was extremely interesting, I didn't know the brain really was so important, now I do (:". Shannon, Year 11, Taminmin College.
"The Brain Day was really fun. It was a practical way of learning which has helped me to understand the brain in more depth." Helen, Year 11, Taminmin College
"My boys had a great time learning about how their brains work, and especially how sleep makes you learn easier. After The Brain Day with Derek Pugh they now try to sleep earlier to help them achieve better results in their school exams" Sukinah, Parent of twins, Sekolah Nusa Alam, Lombok, Indonesia
"Well done. Derek mixed the scientific content with personal experiences and anecdotes, personalising the presentation. Really informative and relevant to our goals in education, trying to find the best approach for each student" Melanie Hammond, Teacher, Sekolah Nusa Alam, Lombok, Indonesia.
"Great fun, I learned a lot. But the dissection was a neuroscience nightmare!" Sarah, Grade 7, Yogyakarta International School.
"Loved the info on importance of sleeping and tips to maintain a healthy brain. Fantastic presentation. Loved how well you involved the kids" Brent Carter, Teacher, Darwin Middle School.
"It was really fun." Tamara, Darwin Middle School, Grade 8.
"Thank you for a great session. The students really enjoyed making the sections of the brain with play dough as well as dissecting the brain. They also loved the stress test and number test..." Liz, Teacher, Nightcliff Middle School
Bahrain, New Horizons School, 4000 participants 2014
UWCSEA, Uniting World College of SE Asia, Singapore, Students 2012, 2014
Sekolah Nusa Alam, Lombok, Grades 3 and 4, 5 and 6, 8 and 9
Bali International School, Bali: Skype Conference G6.
Australian International School, Bali, Indonesia, Grades 9+10.
Medan International School, Sumatra, Grades 2-10.
Arnhem College, Gunbalanya School, NT, Middle School Brain Day.