A range of innovative learning space and furniture.
The role of teachers is evolving to support more student-centric approaches to better prepare learners for the future workforce, and new approaches to classroom design are supporting this shift. – (NMC/CoSN Horizon Report 2017 K-12 Edition)
For more information, visit NMC/CoSN Horizon Report 2017 K–12 Edition
Innovative learning space:
- is mobile, flexible, varied and connected
- provides students with choice in where and how they learn
- can be adapted to accommodate learning modes and technology
- provides optimum learning conditions such as temperature, light and acoustics
- supports opportunities for students to learn independently and in small and large groups
- supports collaborative learning and teaching for students and teachers.
Support with learning space
Futures Learning offer the following professional learning tools to support transition to innovative learning space:
- Learning space toolkit
- Flexible Learning Space by Design – 5 hours of NESA registered professional development
- Future Focused Immersion Experience – 2 hour taster session in our Australian Technology Park concept space
- Futures Learning innovation tours – see our professional learning calendar for upcoming events.
- For a range of learning space resources that could assist you – see future-focused resources.
Futures Learning representatives are unable to visit individual schools.
The Department advises schools to refer to procurement guidelines, school classroom furniture (staff only) for purchasing and safety standards advice.
To contact the Department's furniture aggregator, OfficeMax:
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
- call 02 9642 3954.