After 16+ years as the Founding President & CEO of Fielding Nair International, I’m excited to announce the formation of my new venture Education Design International!
EDI will leverage school construction dollars using the latest research and technology tools to improve education at every level. With a team of 40 hand-picked professionals located throughout the world, EDI has a headstart on true education innovation and transformation. To learn more about EDI please visit our website at EducationDesign.com
SCHOOL BUILDINGS – THE LAST DOMINO
It’s Time for Learning Spaces to Catch Up
Prakash Nair, AIA
Harvard Education Publishing Group
One by one, the COVID pandemic has upended elements of schooling previously deemed “essential” such as textbooks, standardized tests, mandatory attendance, required number of days in school, and homework. Today, the traditional school building is the last domino standing between the past and the future. . .READ MORE
TRANSFORMING SCHOOL BUILDINGS IN A POST-COVID-19 WORLD
The optimist in us says that, as with everything else, COVID-19 shall pass and life will return to some semblance of normal at a point in the not-too-distant future but then we think that “normal” may not be all it is cracked up to be – certainly not when it comes to schools. . . READ MORE
Learning spaces are, first and foremost, about learning. This site is designed for all the stakeholders of education who have the opportunity and the desire to direct school construction funds towards transformational educational change. There are three words that I believe in when it comes to education: Purpose, Collaboration and Creativity. I hope you will find them well represented here.
I have posted videos, publications and a few of the dozens of wonderful projects I had the honor of being associated with over the past 20 years. You can subscribe to my blog to which I will be contributing relevant articles and ideas on a fairly regular basis. You can also contact me for a consultation or if you would like me to speak at your event. Thank you and I look forward to your feedback.
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We had the distinct pleasure to spend quality time with Sir Ken Robinson who was education’s most influential and compelling advocate for innovation and transformation. We are deeply saddened by the news of his passing. He was truly a giant among us mere mortals. We will honor his memory and legacy by taking inspiration from the rich tapestry of work he has left behind.
I was honored to keynote the 2019 EduTech Conference – the largest education conference in Australia — for third year in a
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From time to time I will be posting my observations on the state of education. Many (but not all) posts will be connected to learning spaces. That is because, while school design is my interest, transforming education is my passion.