Nokia, Ikea & Pickled Herrings: Learning from Scandinavia #CEFPI #SCIL (Part 2)

I presented a talk at the CEFPI NSW seminar that reflected on what we can learn from Scandinavia. It is an amalgam of my trips there over the last couple of years, to see what ideas, philosophies, learning spaces and systems that are in use and are successfully engaging students in their learning.  (There isContinue reading “Nokia, Ikea & Pickled Herrings: Learning from Scandinavia #CEFPI #SCIL (Part 2)”

Nokia, Ikea & Pickled Herrings: Learning from Scandinavia #CEFPI #SCIL (Part 1)

I presented a talk at the CEFPI NSW seminar that reflected on what we can learn from Scandinavia. It is an amalgam of my trips there over the last couple of years, to see what ideas, philosophies, learning spaces and systems that are in use and are successfully engaging students in their learning. (There is alsoContinue reading “Nokia, Ikea & Pickled Herrings: Learning from Scandinavia #CEFPI #SCIL (Part 1)”

Rolex Learning Centre at Lausanne University #scil

We had heard about the unique design of the Rolex Learning Centre at Lausanne University. “to build a university where traditional boundaries between faculties are replaced by a spirit of collaboration; a campus designed in such a way that mathematicians and engineers may meet spontaneously with neuroscientists and microtechnicians to envision new technologies that improveContinue reading “Rolex Learning Centre at Lausanne University #scil”