Environments for learning: Indoor learning spaces


Price $45.00
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National Quality Standard
QA1Educational program and practice
QA3Physical environment
Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
3Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning


Dr Luke Touhill
Luke Touhill has worked in early childhood education for over twenty years – as a teacher, director, manager, trainer and lecturer.


This course looks at the role of the physical environment in children’s learning and the importance of setting up a well-organised indoor space. It will help you create a variety of rich play and learning spaces through effective organisation, showing that you don’t need to be a ‘designer’ to arrange a successful learning environment. The course includes written information and video interviews with educators that will help you assess your current indoor learning spaces.

This course will provide you with a better understanding of:

  • the role of the environment in children’s learning
  • how indoor learning environments can guide children’s behaviour and promote constructive learning
  • the arrangement of space and the physical definition of learning spaces
  • character and personality within learning environments―to ensure that the spaces you create remain ‘living’ spaces.

Watch the trailer for Environments for learning: Indoor learning spaces below: