Posted: 29th June 2020

COVID-AWARE LEARNING SPACE In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic we asked designers to consider what a Covid-aware learning space might look like. What elements would be retained from the temporary solutions that were implemented in the early stages of the health emergency? And what could we learn from the new ways of delivering

Designing Spaces for Future Focused Schools.

Posted: 29th June 2020

University of Westminster Workshop In this special edition Alastair Blyth and Terry White report on a one-day workshop developed to explore the gains, added value, and innocation, in the design process through working collaboratively with design professionals and schools in multidisciplinary teams. The workshop day was designed and facilitated by Alastair Blyth, Michal Cohen and

Planning Learning Spaces Magazine 2020

Posted: 21st June 2020

Please see below for the full Summer edition of Planning Learning Spaces Magazine 2020 edition. Education Meets COVID-19: Challenges and Solutions.

West Thornton School

Posted: 29th June 2020

Making A Reality of Your Vision for Learning “We believe children can consistently surprise us…but only if we let them” [Karen Dugan, Deputy Head Teacher] West Thornton is an outstanding primary school that has been on an evolutionary journey for many years. It has seen the impact of promoting Independent and pupil-led learning in the

CEFPI International Conference, San Diego

Posted: 3rd February 2017

This successful event was held on the 22-26 October and was attended by the following UK Learning members: – Myton School, Warwick, UK. – IPACA, Portland, Dorset, UK. Details about this presentation can be found at The ‘Finding Our Way Back to the Future’ CEFPI International Conference presentation by Terry White and Melissa Heppell is

Stirling House Conference. Abington Vale Primary School.

Posted: 6th December 2014

“The workshops provided us with a wealth of knowledge of how to move our practice forwards with regards to ‘super class teaching’, resources and organisation” – Laura Cichuta, Headteacher Abington Vale Stephen Harris presentation:Rethinking spaces for collaboration and future learning in primary and secondary schools. Available to view and download as pdf here   Gary

CEFPI International Conference, Oregon USA

Posted: 7th November 2014

Terry White

  The Portland to Portland CEFPI International Conference presentation is available for download and can be viewed here: Portland2Portland Presentation

Schools in action

Posted: 2nd November 2014

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A truly unique space to support learning is currently being designed by learners at the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy in Dorset, England. The learner led design is seeing Post 16 students engage at a whole new level through a modest budget and 100% trust and responsibility. The project was initiated by the Academy’s