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Olivier Thomas is a French Coach, Consultant and Trainer who specializes in the acquisition, deployment and transfer of strategies for intellectual and operational excellence.
A master practioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and with 13 years of experience as a school teacher, he co-created a school for gifted children in an Educational Priority Zone (ZEP) in Nancy in 2008. One of the challenges he overcame for this prpject was to manage multi-level classes, without children feeling limited in their learning capacities.
He has based part of his teaching work on his personal experiences as a schoolchild, valuing cognitive processes and the questioning process implemented spontaneously by children. He explored how to transfer the cognitive strategies of the brightest students in his class to those less gifted.
Today, as an entrepreneur, he continues to explore cognitive processes in the learning process. This is what Olivier Thomas shares on the stage of TEDxIsèreRiver.
You can contact Olivier Thomas:
- Through his website: http://www.pedagogia-consulting.fr/
- Through LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/olivier-thomas/45/18a/773
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