Book Chapter

Learning Environments: Formal and Informal

P Stewart

TAKE 8 Learning Spaces: The transformation of educational spaces for the 21st century | Australian Institute of Architects | Published : 2009


Educators, designers, education departments and governments support innovation in school design in a variety of interconnected ways. Peter Stewart describes a key moment for Victorian schools when the state government committed to renew or rebuild every state school over a ten year period. This meant the Victorian education department was able to plan for longer terms innovation which hadn’t been possible in the past when budgets were normally from year to year. The commitment of state government funds was eclipsed earlier this year with the Federal government’s economic stimulus package. Peter describes the impact of that spending commitment and the development of templates for school facil..

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