Learning spaces

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Crafting collaborative places
Crafting collaborative places

This month, Teacher is exploring the theme of learning spaces. Here, school designer Peter Lippman discusses designing the ‘spaces-in-between’ and collaborative learning spaces.

School designs from around the globe
School designs from around the globe

Teacher takes a look at the latest developments in school design, showcased this week at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore.

Adding options and making a difference
Adding options and making a difference

When it comes to seating arrangements, are you a fan of the horseshoe? Rows of desks? One educator shares a strategy that's working in her classroom.

Stimulating learning environments
Stimulating learning environments

Why can’t schools be as exciting as Disney World? One principal shares how his school has incorporated stimulating learning platforms that feed students' imagination.

Standing tall
Standing tall

The argument for working at standing desks often centres on the related health benefits, but a new study suggests they could increase student engagement.

Classroom displays – how much is too much?

What should be considered when creating a classroom display? This infographic provides some tips.

Research Files Episode 9: Peter Barrett on classroom design and academic achievement
Research Files Episode 9: Peter Barrett on classroom design and academic achievement

UK-based academic, Professor Peter Barrett, chats to Teacher about the results of a three year study that looked at the link between physical classroom design in primary schools and academic achievement.

A focus on innovative learning environments
A focus on innovative learning environments

Why should schools seek to develop innovative learning environments? What do they look like internationally? Who are the educators? An OECD report explored the topic.

The Research Files Episode 8: Kiri Mealings on noisy classrooms
The Research Files Episode 8: Kiri Mealings on noisy classrooms

Teacher talks to Kiri Mealings about a new study involving colleagues at Macquarie University and Australia's National Acoustics Laboratories, into noise levels in open plan classrooms.

Learning spaces: Don't forget the staffroom
Learning spaces: Don't forget the staffroom

Building new learning spaces and breathing new life into existing facilities was a great opportunity for Canberra principal Lana Read to develop her vision for the school.