IBI Group school design study sparks debate

IBI Group school design study sparks debate

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Monday, January 21, 2013

LONDON – IBI Nightingale has released new evidence linking classroom environments and student performance.

A year-long study by the University of Salford and IBI Nightingale, recently published in the academic journal Building and Environment, found that the classroom environment can affect a child’s academic progress over a year by as much as 25%.

The study was carried out in 34 classrooms and involved 751 pupils in Blackpool primary schools. It’s gained international coverage, sparking the debate on the importance of school design in publications like The Guardian and Huffington Post.

The study was commissioned by our research and development team, IBI THiNK. The findings will be used to support our designers and help our clients to maximise their investment in the learning environment.

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Building and Environment, January 2013: “A holistic, multi-level analysis identifying the impact of classroom design on pupils’ learning

The Guardian website: “Michael Gove faces rebellion over no-curves schools plan

Huffington Post: “School Design, Classroom Layout Can Heavily Affect Student Grades, Learning: Study

Building: “Classroom design has ‘significant impact’ on pupil performance

Dezeen Magazine: “Well-designed schools improve learning by 25 per cent says new study

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