You can access the presentation slides for most of the speakers and videos of the sessions. Speakers are listed below in program order.
Keynote, Dr Julia Atkin, Challenging transitions: reflections on 30 plus years of learning deeply with educators and architects.
Session 1A: Research to inform the early stages of designing and building an ILE.
- Dina Sorensen, Healthy, active design guidelines for school architecture: A collaborative research model for architecture, public health & education. Slides
- Bodil Bojer, Can participatory design support the transition into innovative learning environments? Slides
- Mariagrazia Marcarini & Chiara Filios, The students redesign their school (with teachers) heart, mind, hand. Slides.
- Sara Tomasoni & Cecilia Raimondi, A creative collaboration to design innovative learning spaces. Slides
Session 1B: Research to inform the early stages of designing and building an ILE.
- Emeritus Professor Bridget Shield, The need for an appropriate acoustic environment for teaching and learning. Slides
- Dr Jackie Lightfoot, Understanding school furniture issues through visual research in participatory design. Slides
- Evert Binard, Linking pedagogy and space with ALINA. Slides.
- Professor Marco Braga, Setting up ILEs from the mapping of flows of knowledge. Slides
Session 2A: Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change project.
- Associate Professor Wesley Imms & Dr Marian Mahat, Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change: Shifting teacher practices. Slides
Session 2B: Workshop activity and discussion
- Associate Professor Wesley Imms, Dr Marian Mahat & Chris Bradbeer, An opportunity for in-depth discussion and exploration of the issues raised in Day 1.
- Knud Nordentoft, Reflections of Day 1, Slides
Session 3A: Research informing implementation of an ILE
- Professor Neuza Pedro, Future Classroom Labs in Portugal: a descriptive study on the learning spaces and pedagogical projects behind Portuguese Innovative Learning Environments.
- Mark Dudek, Learning to live with innovation in the primary school environment. Slides
- Mie Guldbaek Brons, Professional collaboration in teaching teams – sharing students, space and time. Slides
- Niamh Barry, Negotiating Learning Spaces in Irish Post Primary Schools.
Session 3B: Research informing implementation of an ILE
- Assunta Sassone & Cristiano Scevola, Spazi Colore: A project for didactic innovation. Slides
- Dr. Aine Moran, Campfire, Watering Hole, Cave, Life – David Thornburg interpreted in Ireland.
- Raffaella Carro & Elena Mosa, Beyond the classroom: Learning spaces for a new generation of schools in Italy.
- Terry White, Pedagogy and space. Slides
Session 4A: Consolidation – the long-term inhabitation and evaluation of the impact of ILEs
- Professor Anneli Frelin & Associate Professor Jan Grannäs, Research on educational environments – New perspectives and empirical examples. Slides
- Raffaella Carro & Silvia Panzavolta, Wellbeing and environments: An exploratory study in primary schools in Italy. Slides.
- Viveka Lyberg-Åhlander, Better Communication and Learning in the Classroom – Continuation. Slides
- Associate Professor Patrizia Sandri & Mariagrazia Marcarini, The teachers’ and students’ perceptions about inclusion through innovative learning environments. Slides
- Patricia Baeta, Innovative Educational Environments: Are the strategies developed by teachers working? Slides
Session 4B: Research informing consolidation, inhabitation and evaluation of ILEs.