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Dr

Ben Cleveland

Senior Lecturer In Architecture
Learning Environments
Learning Spaces
Pedagogy
Curriculum
Environmental Psychology
social sciences
education & educational research
learning spaces
technology
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Dr

Ben Cleveland

 
Division
Architecture, Building And Planning
 
Primary Interest
My Research Interests Are Associated With All Aspects Of The Built Environments In Which People Learn.
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Dr

Ben Cleveland

 

Dr Ben Cleveland is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne, where he is Co-Director of the Learning Environments Applied Research Network (LEaRN). His current research activity includes acting as Lead Chief Investigator for the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project, ‘Building Connections: Schools as Community Hubs’ (2019-2022) and actively contributing as a Chief Investigator to the ARC Linkage Project ‘Innovative Learning Environments + Teacher Change’ (2016-2019).

He recently lead a three-year program of learning environment evaluation for Catholic Education Melbourne and Catholic Diocese of Parramatta and reviewed the Victorian Department of Education and Training’s school area standards, resulting in significant policy updates. Ben was Research Manager for the ARC Linkage Project, ‘Evaluating 21st Century Learning Environments’ (2013-2017) and led the development of a ‘Translational Brief’ for the Footscray Learning Precinct. Ben teaches a range of cross-disciplinary subjects including Innovative Spaces and Pedagogy, Human Environments Relations, and Building the Brief: People, Process, Place. He also supervises more than 10 PhD and Masters students in the field of Learning Environments Research. As a consultant, Ben was the lead Educational Planner for the 15 Victorian state schools procured via Public Private Partnership in 2015-2018. He has also consulted on the Victoria School Building Authority's 2020 and 2021 schools programs, Greater Shepparton College and other school design projects in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, Northern Territory, and New Zealand. He is a past Chair of the Victorian Chapter of Learning Environments Australasia.

Projects

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26

Projects

Project Types


17

Research Contracts


6

Research Grant


3

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

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Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer In Architecture

Architecture, Building And Planning

Chair - Lea Victorian Chapter

Learning Environments Australasia

Victorian Chapter Board Member

Council for Educational Facility Planners International

Education


PhD

University of Melbourne

GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EDUCATION

University of Melbourne

BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

University of Melbourne