Monday, 28 November 2016

Unlocking the potential of innovative learning environments

This video introduces the Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change project (ILETC) - a four year ARC Linkage project being conducted from 2016-2019 by The University of Melbourne Learning Environments Applied Research Network (LEaRN). This project involves 15 industry partners across Australia and New Zealand in exploring how teachers can enable learning most effectively in innovative learning environments. The project will involve teachers and principals to gain their insights and expertise on how to unlock the potential of innovative learning environments.
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Sunday, 11 September 2016

Facts on Cyber Bullying

In preparation for chairing the afternoon of the Education Law Conference this week I have found this infographic fact sheet on cyber bullying, emotional well being is so important, especially our children, whether they are teens or not.

Are you a socially and emotionally intelligent school?

This is a great blog from that talks about seven characteristics to look for, schools should be safe places for all of the community, especially the students.

Sunday, 10 July 2016

Innovative Learning Environments: Form follows function

This 5min video is a great way for parents to see how new learning spaces can be used by students.
Innovative Learning Environments: Form follows function was create by the New Zealand Ministry of Education in 2015.

Sunday, 26 June 2016

Innovative Learning Environments

As part of my role with The Association for Learning Environments NZ (A4LE), we were lucky enough to host a popup event with Danish architect Jens Guldbaek and his educator daughter Mie Guldbaek Broens. They presented to a group of mainly architects at Hobsonville Point High School, they discussed how acoustics play a huge part in designing and working in new learning environments. Loop as they are known as work with schools and communities all over the world. Here is a link to their website that shows photos of learning environments from across the globe. Read more...