Book Chapter

Aligning pedagogy and space: An Australian evidence-based approach

Wesley Imms

The Classroom has Broken: Changing School Architecture in Europe and Across the World | INDIRE | Published : 2018

Abstract

Australian schools have adopted innovate learning environments on an unprecedented scale, with over AUS$16B (approximately Euro11B) invested in these spaces since 2010. The Learning Environments Applied Research Network (LEaRN), based at the University of Melbourne, has matched this growth with commensurate nationally funded design and pedagogy research. Their evidence-based approach has sought to maximise the potential of these developments, from both a design and pedagogy perspective. This presentation will briefly overview characteristics of these Australian spaces, and discuss how departments of education are planning advancements in their design for the next decade of growth. It w..

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