8 - 9 May 2018

Knowledge Centre

All You Need To Know About 4th Annual Next Generation Learning Spaces

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

Drawing upon four years of innovative discourse around the future of learning, 4th Annual Next Generation Learning Spaces will once again gather educators from K-12 schools and higher education institutions to explore the innovative ways to redesign and revamp the learning spaces for student success.

Key Conference Themes :

• Understanding the learning behaviours of next generation and how to improvise learning spaces

• Building smart learning spaces to improve students’ engagement and creativity

• Aligning pedagogy and technology with the spaces effectively

• Applying spaces design, furniture, lighting and technologies innovatively to enrich learning experiences

• Evaluating the impact of new designed spaces on students’ performance and engagement


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

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

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. 

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

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

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.

Speaker Presentations 2017

BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER/ Intersections of Purposeful Spaces

‘4C’ing Future Learning Spaces

  • Engaging Faculty for effective planning & delivery
  • Encouraging student voice in learning environments for increased collaboration
  • Transforming the physical campus and classrooms into ‘sticky’ spaces that attract & engage learners
  • Measuring the impact of space on student achievement and engagement

Blending Technology and Tradition to Encourage Active Learning

Why do we still have traditional classrooms? Can technology help to create ‘active classrooms’?

All these and more, answered in the presentation.

Event Information

Letter to the Boss

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We appreciate that time out of the office can be difficult to justify, especially with the constant pressures of return on investment and time. This is why we have put together this short letter for you to use in your internal decision-making process, if needed. Hope it's useful.