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The World's Greatest Learning Spaces

The World's Greatest Learning Spaces

This eBook is designed to exhibit five of the most innovative learning spaces around the world, so to provide inspiration to all education service providers looking to elevate their facilities beyond the basic concept of the traditional classroom. 

The Essential Characteristics of Next-Gen Teaching and Learning

The Essential Characteristics of Next-Gen Teaching and Learning

To help focus your education modernsation strategy, we examined the teaching and learning styles that students actually want, the opportunities that modern learning spaces should provide and the essential characteristics next-gen teachers need to posses today. 

7 Ways to Create Innovative Learning Spaces

7 Ways to Create Innovative Learning Spaces

Many schools are faced with difficult questions regarding that new learning spaces should look like, how to create the business case and how to measure the improvement in student outcomes. To answer these questions, we spoke with seven of Asia's leading educators and experts in next generation learning space design. 

Three Case Studies Of Asian Leading Learning Spaces

Three Case Studies Of Asian Leading Learning Spaces

In this article, we looked at how Nanyang Technology University (NTU), Tanglin Trust School (TTS), and Hong Kong Polytechnic University innovate their learning spaces - their method, achievements and the impact on the end-user: the teacher and their class. 

Virtual Reality: Forging A New Path In Education

Virtual Reality: Forging A New Path In Education

In this article, we looked at the benefits of VR for students, how to overcome barriers to adoption and two case studies from Stamford American International School and North Carolina State University.

New Learning Spaces are Modernizing the Traditional Campus Worldwide

New Learning Spaces are Modernizing the Traditional Campus Worldwide

With increasing competition to attract students both locally and internationally, education providers are investing in developing the best facilities. In this article, Hon Steve Maharey, Vice-Chancellor, Massey University and Barbara White, Senior Lecturer in Information Technology, Charles Darwin University spoke about how they’ve been creating new learning spaces that will transform the education experience.

Matching Instructors and Spaces of Learning: The impact of space on behavioral, affective and cognitive learning

Matching Instructors and Spaces of Learning: The impact of space on behavioral, affective and cognitive learning

This study was conducted by our past speaker of the UK NGLS series. John McArthur, Director of Online Faculty Services and Associate Professor of Communication at Queens University of Charlotte, examines the extent to which instructional proxemics - the physical space of the learning environment - impacts student behavioural, affective, and cognitive learning.

Bricks and Clicks: How Smart Campuses Can Prepare Students For The 21st Century

Bricks and Clicks: How Smart Campuses Can Prepare Students For The 21st Century

As we enter the ‘Fourth Revolution’ it’s time to reevaluate an education system where little has changed since the Industrial Age. Our world is on a steep trajectory of rapid innovative change and this should include the way we learn. One initiative making waves is the ‘hybrid learning’ model of integrating physical campus space with new digital capabilities, essentially combing ‘bricks and clicks.’ Find out how early adopters are incorporating bricks and clicks into their campuses and examples of technology enhancing the learning experience by downloading our article.

How the University of Oxford Maintains its Brand in the Digital Age

How the University of Oxford Maintains its Brand in the Digital Age

Ahead of the 4th Annual Next Generation Learning Spaces conference in Singapore, Mat Davies, Oxford-Saïd Estate Director at the University of Oxford shares how Oxford maintains its position as a prestigious, world-class institution, while also making it an industry leader in the Digital Age.

Read his interview to discover how Saïd Business School maximise the value of the time students spend at Oxford, enhance self-led learning and developed The Foundry - a 21st Century space in a heritage building.

5 Ways to Bring Pedagogy, Spaces and Technology Together

5 Ways to Bring Pedagogy, Spaces and Technology Together

To attract and retain modern students, as well as improve engagement and drive better results, the classroom and campus of the future must utilise the physical space effectively, whilst leveraging tech-driven innovations that support the innovative environment and pedagogy.

Based on the experiences of the Creative Campus team at the University of Kent, we have compiled this five point checklist for educational institutions looking to bring together pedagogy, spaces and technology.