Learning spaces

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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.

Blended learning – how does it work?
Blended learning – how does it work?

Teacher speaks to Rebecca Tomasini - founder and CEO of The Alvo Institute. Based in California, it helps schools design and implement personalised student instruction supported by Blended Learning.

Learning spaces: Moving past tradition
Learning spaces: Moving past tradition

When New South Wales principal Natalie Mansour trialled project-based learning (PBL) in her school, she soon realised the 'traditional' classroom needed a revamp.