Past Presentations

How Space and Technology can Support Future Focused Pedagogies and Deeply Engage Students in Developing  Critical 21st Century Skills

How Space and Technology can Support Future Focused Pedagogies and Deeply Engage Students in Developing Critical 21st Century Skills

In this presentation from School Design and Development 2017, Kathleen Donohoe, Director of Futures Learning at the NSW Department of Education discusses:

  • What is the best approach to planning for learning space and who are the stakeholders
  • What are the supports and constraints for developing your desired space, how can you overcome constraints
  • What considerations are there for transforming your space and practice
Understanding the New Regulations in the School Environment and Planning Authority and how to Fasttrack the Approval Process

Understanding the New Regulations in the School Environment and Planning Authority and how to Fasttrack the Approval Process

In this presentation from School Design and Development 2017, Kristy Chan, Principal Planning Officer at NSW Department of Planning and Environment

  • Previous challenges addressed in the new planning and regulations
  • What procedures are required in applying for the new and existing building and council approvals
  • Working on the approval process document, what is required by the applicant and how to address questions to achieve building consent
School Design and Post-Evaluation at Rototuna Senior High School

School Design and Post-Evaluation at Rototuna Senior High School

In this presentation from School Design & Development 2017, Natasha Hemara, Principal at Rototuna Senior High School

  • Early stage development of projects and how they can best be managed
  • What was the design thinking for the new school and how it should operate in terms of architectural design
  • Post evaluation of the school design and what could have been done differently


Incorporating 21st Century Learning Design into New School Buildings

Incorporating 21st Century Learning Design into New School Buildings

In this presentation from School Design & Development 2017, Sue Bennett, Principal at Bellevue Public School

  • Trialing different teaching models through action research projects;
  • Driving a student centred approach and developing 21st skills for learning;
  • Preparing teachers for the changing pedagogy through professional learning and changed curriculum delivery
  • Exploring a 3D video of the school spatial design.