The aim of this post is to consider the value of small rooms in schools with the intention of starting … More
Category: Futures of Education
How schools, education and learning might change in the future, and what the idea of the future means for education and school
Education in the time of Covid-19: who gets to decide and when? A call for increased participation in the design and adaptation of education and schools
This is a guest post by Dr Tom Bellfield, a part 2 architectural assistant at SCABAL, an architecture practice specialising … More
Anyone for online hopscotch? Why school space (still) matters in the digital age.
This is a guest post by Dr Pamela Woolner, Senior Lecturer in Education at Newcastle University. Pam has been researching … More
Mythologies of learning spaces in the time of Covid-19
The closure of many schools around the world in the past few months has given us a unique opportunity to … More
Mythologies of education in the time of Covid-19
This is a guest post by Catherine Burke, Professor Emerita of the History of Education at the University of Cambridge. … More
Barbarian Education, state-evading learning and James Scott’s “Against the Grain”
Some thoughts about education and James C. Scott’s ‘Against the Grain’.
Giancarlo De Carlo: How to Keep Educational Architecture Human or Creative Anti-Institutionalism
A talk I gave at the Bartlett’s Spatial Engagement Network meeting about Anarchism, Education and Space on the architect Giancarlo De Carlo.
Designing the ‘in-between’: Alison Clark’s micro-history of a welfare room
“School design, which is finely tuned to the full range of activities and needs of adults and children who inhabit … More
3 Cambridge Seminars, 2018: Educational Aims and Values through Architecture
3 Seminars at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge University exploring the role of the built environment in education and schools.
Schools of Tomorrow but Rooted in Society – an Interview with Silvia Fehrmann of Berlin’s HKW
An interview with Silvia Fehrmann, curator of HKW’s conference “Schools of Tomorrow” on schools and society.
Pearson, IBM Watson and cognitive enhancement technologies in education
Originally posted on code acts in education:
Ben Williamson Image: Atomic Taco The world’s largest edu-business, Pearson, partnered with one of the world’s…
A List of Museums of School, School Life and Education
A list – to be updated – of school museums (that is, museums of school life or buildings) in Europe and a few beyond.
The Museum of School Life, Nerokourou, Crete
The old village primary school (1930-2000) in Nerokourou (Crete) is now the Museum of School Life (Μουσείο Σχολικής Ζωής) and striking for its reminders of the physicality of education and material technologies of teaching and learning.
Futures for English School Design
The following is a list of things we learned during the Education Estates conference, held in Manchester on 10-11th November … More