A school staffroom is the place in which educators spend the majority of their non-teaching school time. In today’s article, a West Australian principal shares why he believes a staffroom is important for improving staff wellbeing, and building a sense of community and connectedness.
From Japanese origami to Nordic winters, the movement of flocking birds to messages in binary code, treehouses to terracotta – the shortlisted school designs in this year’s World Architecture Festival award have been inspired by a range of influences.
In June, St Joseph’s Nudgee College was named the inaugural winner in the schools category of the Library Design Awards 2017. Here we speak to the architect behind the award-winning library and the teacher librarian who now manages it.
Innovative library designs were celebrated this evening when St Joseph’s Nudgee College was named the inaugural winner in the schools category of the Library Design Awards 2017.
Are you ‘old school’ when it comes to your classroom seating layout? Do you prefer small groups or an arrangement that leaves space in the middle? Here are just a few of the many (many) variations out there.
What effect do different classroom seating arrangements have on student participation? Should teachers or students decide who sits where? We take a look at what the research says.
The German School was named the winner of the World Architecture Festival in the Schools – Completed Buildings category. Here, we take a closer look at the innovative project.
To continue with our learning spaces theme this month, Teacher has taken a closer look at the projects up for the ‘Future Projects: Education’ award category at this year’s World Architecture Festival awards.
Are you making the most of your learning space? In this month’s Research Files, we find out about the Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change (ILETC) project.
November is learning spaces month at Teacher magazine. Here, school designer, education facility planner, researcher and educator Peter Lippman looks at the history of school design and the importance of structure in open and flexible spaces.