Transitions18 Phoenix presenters announced

The line up of presenters for Transitions18 in Phoenix is now available, with the full program schedule to follow next week.

The program includes presentations by graduate students, academics, designers, architects and educators from across Canada, United States, New Zealand and Australia.  The program will include extended discussion and audience input in order to explore the ideas, challenges and possibilities arising from presentations and create connections between research evidence and real world practices.

Presentations will be exploring the theme of teachers’ transition from traditional to innovative learning spaces in K-12 and higher education spaces in relation to:

Canyon View High School opened on 6th August 2018. Photo: DLR Group.

  • furniture,
  • design processes,
  • student learning,
  • teacher collaboration,
  • teacher education,
  • organisational change,
  • STEM spaces,
  • student agency, and
  • inhabitation of space.

This event will be of interest to researchers, educators, principals, superintendents, architects and designers interested in how school and college spaces influence student learning and wellbeing.  This event is being organised by a research team at The University of Melbourne, Australia with 10 years experience in applied research of learning spaces.  The event is being held in North America and Europe with the support of our international research partners Steelcase and Ecophon Saint Gobain, and with the support of DLR Group and Agua Fria High School district.

Full event details are here.

Main photo: Agua Fria High School District

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