Sunday , November 19 2017

Property

Traditional boarding experience in a modern context

It’s not just country kids and expats who board these days. Schools offer weekly boarding, or even temporary boarding when parents travel for work to meet the new market. With rising flexibility expected of boarding schools, management solutions must keep up.

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Designing the learning space for generation next

The resurgence of interest in classroom and school design has highlighted to Churchie's management team just how little we know about its impact on teaching and learning. A research partnership with The University of Melbourne has informed the school's innovative learning spaces.

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Sports flooring for performance and safety

Photo: Ace Floors & Coatings.

Although many schools still struggle with funding to update sports grounds, there is a shift towards harnessing technology to develop ground coverings and large indoor spaces with flooring that is easy on the body, and incredibly versatile.

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Do children learn better in the woods?

Marist College Bendigo Montagne Centre, Victoria

Over recent years, the benefits that humans gain from contact with trees and nature have gained recognition. They call it biophilia, which seems a curious overstatement to me, with connotations of excess, but then everyone loves a new science word...

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