The 3rd annual INFORMA Learning Space Design summit was held in Sydney on November 22-23.

With the theme ‘Unlocking the Potential of Next Generation Learning Environments’, a panel of Australia’s leading thinkers were joined by international speakers to present a range of topics relating to the needs and opportunities of the 21st century learning facility.

Hayball Directors Richard Leonard and Geoff Hanmer presented a session on ‘Managing Space for Next Generation Learning’.

Richard and Geoff discussed the considerable advantages of campus based learning in comparison to Massive Open Online Courses, how universities can enhance their campus learning experience through ‘Next Generation’ learning seats, along with details on the value and growth of the Higher Education sector and facts and figures around capital investment in new HE infrastructure.

Richard and Geoff were subsequently featured in the Australian Financial Review Higher Education, read their highly informative article “Only an overhaul will enliven learning” here.