We’ve been invited to the British Standards Institute (BSI) on Tuesday: it feels a little like being invited to meet the Queen at Buckingham Palace! Their Education Furniture committee (which is responsible for the UK’s input into European standards for all types of educational furniture, as well as the preparation, revision and amendment of BritishRead more
If you find the standard classroom layout more of a hindrance than a help when it comes to creative learning you’re not alone, I have long pondered the effectiveness of the ‘normal’ classroom. I know for a fact that offering movement and choice to students in their learning environment, and giving them a sense ofRead more
No longer considering them to be appropriate for everything that goes on in a classroom, they’re seeking out furniture solutions that enable them to create learning spaces that have variety: different zones each specifically designed and detailed and with the right furniture, so they truly support what students are doing in them. The issue, historically however, has been that the furniture that is available has been either too expensive or not designed to be used in educational furniture collection environments.