Collaboration and responsibility take centre stage at the 5th Regional Day Out

Published: Friday 17 November 2017

Collaboration between educators and architects was in the spotlight at the 5th Regional Day Out, held in Brisbane on Friday 10 November.

The ILETC Project's Associate Professor Wes Imms and Hayball's Fiona Young delivered a thought provoking keynote called Making Rhetoric the Reality. Wes and Fiona challenged delegates to think about how the stereotypes of educators and architects can be broken down to bridge a gap between the two professions' approach to learning spaces. By asking "Who's really in charge of the project design?" Fiona and Wes explored who manages the responsibility of aligning design and pedagogy when creating and adapting learning environments.

The ILETC Project launched its latest report at the event. You can download "In the Real World" - Teacher Perceptions of ILEs here.

The 176 delegates then partook in workshops and site tours of 7 of Brisbane's most innovative learning environments, including the Anglican Church Grammar School ("Churchie"), our venue for the day.

Catch up on the day's highlights and photos through our Twitter "Regional Day Out Moment" - you don't have to be Twitter user to acccess it.

Thank you to Jeff Hunt from Education Queensland for officially opening the event, MC Bill Dixon, keynotes Wes and Fiona,  workshop and site tour presenters, delegates and sponsors for a Regional Day Out to remember.


L-R: Wes Imms and Fiona Young; Terry Byers

Photos: Jacque Allen and Daniel Smith