Designing learning environments
Access research, case studies and reference materials that supports designers and schools to create excellent and equitable learning environments.
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A learning environment is influenced by the social, pedagogical, and physical elements of a school or learning community.
The successful design of physical learning environments can enable a range of teaching practices and support the delivery of your educational vision. This contributes to meeting the diverse needs of learners supporting the success and wellbeing of students and schools.
- Learning environments to support education outcomes
- Reference material for designers and schools
- Post occupancy evaluations of school buildings
This section explores the relationship between the physical spaces of schools and teaching and learning, and offers case studies, research and links to other sources about making the most of the physical elements at school.
These resources further explore the relationship between teaching and learning and the physical environment.
We commission and pay for a post occupancy evaluation (POE) after a new build or major redevelopment is finished. We use these to refine and improve our design process for future builds. It can be helpful to read past POEs before starting a build or redevelopment at your school.
Learn about POEs, and find previous evaluations for reference.
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