Curriculum evolution or revolution?

Curriculum evolution or revolution?

Come to our CPD on 21 April to collaborate with like-minded educationalists to turn thoughts into actions using your environment as a driver for change.

10:00 am - 10:15 am

Welcome & arrival refreshments

Meet and greet, refreshments and an introduction to Edgbaston High School for Girls and Noble and Eaton

Clare Marco Clare Marco
Dr. Joanne Ladds
Dr. Adam England
10:15 am - 10:30 am

What does the data say?

Our consultancy approach is based on collaboration – starting with data collection.

Dr. Joanne Ladds
10:30 am - 10:45 am

Flexible spaces

The impact of the Octagon at Edgbaston Girls High School

Nathan Southall Nathan Southall
10:45 am - 11:00 am

People: Design Thinking

How to apply a design thinking approach

Joyce Sarpong Joyce Sarpong
11:00 am - 12:10 pm

Tour, Q&A/Refreshments

A tour of the Edgbaston High School Sixth Form Q&A about the designs for the Sixth Form in the Octagon.

Clare Marco Clare Marco
Roberto Palmer
12:10 pm - 12:30 pm

Place: Case studies and testimonies from our catalogue of projects

An opportunity to see other design projects from start to finish with a more detailed look at their impact

Dr. Adam England
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Pedagogy: Curriculum evolution or revolution

Panel discussion Dr Adam England, Richard Nicholson, Phil Garner, Jake Richings, Adam Whittaker

Dr. Joanne Ladds
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Project Process

How the Envoplan project process takes you from initial ideas to a purposefully designed, built space

Bruce Evershed
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Design process

How the design process takes a concept from initial ideas to a purposeful design

Roberto Palmer
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

What the research says about the impact of acoustics and the teaching wall

How the features of a design impact on its function

Mark Bailey
Trudie Lawrence
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Data capture: empathy mapping

Capturing the knowledge of the end users to understand their attitudes and behaviours and how these can be brought into the design process

Dr. Joanne Ladds
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Place: The impact of purposeful design

Panel Q&A An opportunity to ask questions to those who have experience of designing spaces Chris Staley, David Harrow, Dr Adam England, Bruce Evershed, Glyn Evershed

Dr. Joanne Ladds
  • Date : 21 Apr 2023
  • Time : 10:00 am - 4:30 pm (Europe/London)
  • Venue : Edgbaston High School for Girls, Westbourne Rd, Birmingham B15 3TS, United Kingdom

Related Events


Energy & Sustainability Conference

Creating Thriving Spaces


Reputation by Design

Creating Thriving Spaces


Practical Pedagogies Conference 2024

"Practical Pedagogies" believes the best training is delivered


WISC Annual Conference

The conference always provides many opportunities for networking


14th Annual Festival of Education

The Festival of Education is one of the


IBSC Annual Conference

IBSC is uniquely positioned to champion boys’ education


Creating Thriving Spaces™ for forward-looking schools and their students.