Prakash Nair | Founding President And Chief Executive Officer
Fielding Nair International | United States

Prakash Nair, Founding President And Chief Executive Officer, Fielding Nair International

Prakash Nair, International Leader and Author in Learning Space Design, Harvard University and Fielding Nair International 
Prakash Nair is a futurist, a visionary planner and a recipient of the CEFPI MacConnell Award, the highest honour for school design. Prakash’s internationally acclaimed titles: “The language of school design”  and “Blueprint for Tomorrow - Redesigning Schools for Student Centered Learning”, have revolutionised school design across the globe.  Prakash lectures the Leaders of Learning course at Harvard University. Having worked with education departments in New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania, Prakash has an intimate understand of the challenges facing Australian educators. Join Prakash as he reveals how you can effectively design and adapt your learning spaces in environments shifted by technological, cultural and workspace change.


Day 1 @ 12:20

Learning by design

  • The learning that happens in most schools is pre-determined by a design best suited for an industrial, mass-production model
  • How the obsolete physical shape of schools points to a far more troubling reality that education itself has become obsolete
  • Specific and immediately usable ideas to transform learning, the learning environment for all students and, by extension, education itself

Day 2 @ 09:00

Buildings vs spaces

Join two of the worlds most brilliant minds to discuss the environments in which our children learn and grow and what aspects of which we must develop to to maximise learning potential.
last published: 21/May/19 23:55 GMT

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