Monday, March 28, 2011

Open Plan Learning Centres for Primary Schools

St Monica’s learning centreSt Monica’s Primary, North Parramatta (NSW) opened a multi-purpose learning centre last May. Funded by the Australian Government Building the Education Revolution, the centre has an open plan area accommodating up to 200 students. The students are divided into groups by stage of development (not strictly by age) with two teachers and an assistant for each group. The school has provided images of the new centre.
Library area of St Monicas School... Global Learning Centre was integral to providing a community link with the school. This facility would consist of Library / Resource, Art & Music Studios, Canteen and Multipurpose / Meeting spaces. Teaching and Learning Studios would respond to contemporary pedagogical delivery providing flexible, vibrancy and an ICT rich environment encouraging learning energy. ...

From: St Monica’s Primary School, Y2 Architects

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