21st-22nd March 2018 | United Kingdom

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An Inside Look into the World's Best Spaces for Learning

To transform the learning experience, it seems apparent that there are two clear parts of the process: Adapting the teaching style itself and designing building to support and develop this new wave. View this article to get an exclusive look into some of the worlds best learning spaces.

Five Principles For An Optimal Next Generation Learning Space

The “Next Generation Learning Space” (NGLS) is the setting in which this type of teaching and learning can take place, the crucible in which generations to come will be molded. 
But what are the key criteria to make these state-of-the-art education environments an optimal experience for sustainable teaching and learning? We have taken a look at five principles that should underpin the Next Generation Learning experience.  

The Keys To Making An Innovative Space A Effective Space

Dr Mark Winterbottom, University of Cambridge, UK gives his opinion on some of the keys to a successful next generation learning space (NGLS).

2017 Delegate List

As we draw closer to Next Generation Learning Spaces 2017 - we wanted to share a list of organisations that will be in attendance. 

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How 4 Universities Are Taking Blended Learning To The Next Level

In this exclusive eBook, specialists from four universities share exclusive insight into how they’re personalising the student experience through learning design, technology, creative spaces and collaboration. You can read more about:

Monash University’s Better Teaching, Better Learning Agenda: focusing on the pedagogy behind the desired change and how technology can enable it UTS’s course curation and learning design: embracing technology to move forward strategically and considering the longer term picture Learning analytics at the University of Sydney: designing and adopting pedagogical strategies that increase student achievement UNSW’s flipped learning space ‘The Place’: transforming the traditional model of teaching to provide an interactive learning space

The 7 Point Check-List For Learning Space Success

Higher Ed IQ have leveraged the experience and insights of leading UK University estate directors, academics and architects to develop a 7 point checklist that will provide you with the key considerations when embarking on a future learning space development.

Five Principles For A Next Generation Learning Space

What are the key criteria to make these state-of-the-art education environments an optimal experience for sustainable teaching and learning? Find out on this handy article!

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Expectation Attraction Retention - Solving the Learner Engagement Conundrum

In the higher education space, competition for student attraction and retention is more fierce than ever before, with the prize of a satisfied and engaged learner a lucrative one in a fiscal and figurative sense.

Coupled with that, the expectations of the modern day student are evolving as quickly as technology is leaping forward. In this interview, we speak with Mat Davies, Estate Director at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School, about how he views the challenge and what your strategy should consist of in order to entice and keep the 21st century learner.

Exclusive Presentations

Global Outlook on Learning Space Design: Comparing Learning Environments throughout the World

Marij Veugelers,Expert Learning Spaces Campus Development from the University of Amsterdam/Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences provides insight into expert learning spaces throughout the World including:

  • Overview of the presentation focus and the Universities covered: North America, Australia, Europe (UK, Scandinavia and The
  • Netherlands)
  • Understanding the common themes occurring throughout the regions: Similarities, challenges, differentiators and innovation
  • Why is developing the next generation learning space so difficult and what can we learn from one another to adopt a standard
  • approach?

Global Outlook on Learning Space Design: Comparing Learning Environments throughout the World

Marij Veugelers,Expert Learning Spaces Campus Development from the University of Amsterdam/Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences provides insight into expert learning spaces throughout the World including:

  • Overview of the presentation focus and the Universities covered: North America, Australia, Europe (UK, Scandinavia and The
  • Netherlands)
  • Understanding the common themes occurring throughout the regions: Similarities, challenges, differentiators and innovation
  • Why is developing the next generation learning space so difficult and what can we learn from one another to adopt a standard
  • approach?


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The 7 Point Check-List For Learning Space Success

Higher Ed IQ have leveraged the experience and insights of leading UK University estate directors, academics and architects to develop a 7 point checklist that will provide you with the key considerations when embarking on a future learning space development.

Exclusive Content

Expectation Attraction Retention - Solving the Learner Engagement Conundrum

In the higher education space, competition for student attraction and retention is more fierce than ever before, with the prize of a satisfied and engaged learner a lucrative one in a fiscal and figurative sense.

Coupled with that, the expectations of the modern day student are evolving as quickly as technology is leaping forward. In this interview, we speak with Mat Davies, Estate Director at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School, about how he views the challenge and what your strategy should consist of in order to entice and keep the 21st century learner.

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Matching Instructors and Spaces of Learning: The impact of space on behavioral, affective and cognitive learning

This study conducted by past speaker 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.

Implementing Innovative Learning Spaces - Case Studies

We spoke to two specialists who have embarked on ambitious next generation learning projects; The North Torrey Pines Live and Learn Community at UC San Diego and The Oxford Foundry at the University of Oxford. This article will explore the motivations behind each project, the challenges faced in bringing the project to life and how the space will directly benefit the students who use it.

Amalgamating the physical and virtual in learning spaces

Ahead of the Next Generation Learning Spaces Forum 2018, we spoke to Gunter Saunders, Associate Director Digital Engagement, University of Westminster about the changing role of technology in the learning environment, the challenges faced in amalgamating virtual tools into the physical environment, and the re-imagining of teaching practises in a new space.

Exclusive Presentations

Past Presentation with Eleanor Magennis from the University of Glasgow

Eleanor Magennis, Head of Space Planning, University of Glasgow provided a detailed evaluation on their new Learning & Teaching Hub, supplying delegates with specific approaches and processes they can use to create inspirational, user group centric learning spaces.