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Webinar Reviews:

Inclusive Design

This webinar took place on Thursday 15 March, 11:00 – 12:00 Special Education Needs (SEN) In 2020, 15.4% of schools in England had pupils with special education needs (SEN). This is a form of learning difficulty or disability where additional support is beneficial. The most common types of SEN are autism; speech, language and communication;… Read more »

Inclusive Design and Well-being

This webinar took place on Monday 15 March, 16:00 – 17:00 Neurodiverse Conditions 1 in 7 people in the UK have a neurodiverse condition. Examples include autism, dyslexia and dementia. However, even when considered neurotypical, humans remain unique. One size does not fit all. We all function, learn, perceive and communicate differently. We all need… Read more »

Project Showcases: Beatlie ASN Campus and Caudwell International Children’s Centre

This webinar took place on Wednesday 17 March, 11:00 – 12:00 Context This webinar included presentations which explored the importance of adaptable spaces recognising how the built environment can influence well-being, as well as how technology can generate inclusive experiences.   Beatlie’s Inclusive Design and Technology West Lothian Council, NORR Architects and Wardell Armstrong Landscape… Read more »

The Impact of CO2 on Children’s Learning

This webinar took place on Monday 17 march, 09:30 – 10:15 CO2 Carbon dioxide, CO2, is a molecule formed from one carbon atom and two oxygen atoms. It is a greenhouse gas and so a contributor to global warming. As CO2 concentrations rise in the atmosphere, heat energy that would normally escape is being trapped…. Read more »

Similarities and Differences – Project Comparison of Two Leading SEN Facilities

This webinar took place on 17 March 2021 Vanguard and Cleeve Meadow are special education needs (SEN) schools designed by Pozzoni Architecture and built by Galliford Try. Pozzoni adopt three principles when designing SEN schools: reducing anxiety; responding to heightened senses; and providing a safe and functional learning environment. Although the schools shared similar briefs… Read more »

Roundtable Reviews:

Inclusive Learning Environments for 16 to 25 Year Olds

This article discusses key thoughts extracted from the ‘Inclusive Learning Environments for 16 to 25 Year Olds’ Roundtables which took place on Friday 18 December 2020 and Friday 22 January 2021. Only when we understand the purpose of something do we begin to grasp the benefits it can bring to day-to-day life. The current pandemic… Read more »

Roundtable Review: Inclusive Design

This Roundtable took place on 18 March 2021 This roundtable discussed inclusive design and how it can enhance opportunities for community engagement, particularly for those with special education needs (SEN). Design, Review, Refine The design process can often be difficult, particularly in education settings housing a spectrum of needs. From the outset, involving the right… Read more »