Facilitation & user voice

Education Achievement Service visits Scandinavia

February 20th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Facilitation & user voice, Transformation

Education Achievement Service visits Scandinavia

Education Achievement Service (EAS), South East Wales, approached Mike Davies in 2014 to set up facilitated study visits to Copenhagen and Malmö for their group of regional school consultants. The first visit focussed on experiencing and discussing Danish and Swedish pedagogical practice in nurseries whereas the second looked at approaches to numeracy and literacy. It […]

Helsingor New Mid-town School

February 21st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Facilitation & user voice, News

Helsingor New Mid-town School

In Helsingore, the city of Hamlet, two state schools, an afternoon club and the citys’ music school are moving into restructured and refurbished shared facilities in the town-centre. The new joint school will also include a brand new multi-sport-hall which – together with inviting urban spaces – opens up the school to the local community. […]

SKUB: Transforming and rebuilding

February 20th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Facilitation & user voice, Learning Spaces, Transformation

SKUB: Transforming and rebuilding

SKUB is a comprehensive school development and expansion programme of the city of Gentofte, Denmark. It ran from 1998 through 2009 and involved visionary restructuring and rebuilding of all 12 schools – as well as the new Hellerup Skole. The project budget was 1.5 billion Danish krones (£170 million) – and also included afternoon clubs, sports halls, community libraries in schools and dental clinics for children.

Road map to new Learning Vision for Gentofte

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Facilitation & user voice, Talks, Transformation

Road map to new Learning Vision for Gentofte

January 2010 Autens was commissioned to design a workshop resulting in the drawing of a road map towards a new Learning Vision for Gentofte, guiding the next 10 years of school development at the innovative edge. The road map was to be developed by the head teachers in Gentofte in collaboration – and included considerations […]

Nursery Skovmosen: Creative Curriculum

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Facilitation & user voice, Talks, Transformation

Nursery Skovmosen: Creative Curriculum

Spring 2009 Lene Jensby Lange organised and facilitated the startup of a joint process to develop the educational curricula for Skovmosen, a nursery catering for 0-6 year olds. The process included both staff and the board of partent – and was a joyful evening with full speed on brainstorming, silent democracy processes and super strong […]

Nordre School, Svendborg, Annual Meeting: School of the Future

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Facilitation & user voice, Transformation

Nordre School, Svendborg, Annual Meeting: School of the Future

Spring 2009 Svend E. Pedersen recommended Autens to Nordre School, who were in the planning process of the annual meeting with the board of governors – and wanted to discuss visionary ways of developing and remodelling their school buildings. It was a super engaged evening – fantastic people! Lene Jensby Lange gave presentations on learning, […]

Station Next: New Vision Statement – process facilitation

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Facilitation & user voice, Strategic development, Talks

Station Next: New Vision Statement - process facilitation

June 2009 A two-day seminar in the countryside with a bunch of crazy, wonderful people who leads Station Next in Filmbyen in Avedøre. The purpose was to create a new vision statement for Station Next. The participants gave their all to the process – and this is the first time we have used clotheslines as an alternative […]

Building Schools for the Future: Pedagogy & furniture A methodology for users-driven development

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Facilitation & user voice, Learning Spaces

Building Schools for the Future: Pedagogy & furniture A methodology for users-driven development

Et engelsk firma har bedt os samarbejde med dem i at levere pædagogisk gennemtænkt indretning i nyt skolebyggeri – og at designe brugerinddragelsen, som foregår under meget vanskelige vilkår. Opgaven er via mit samarbejde med Grontmij | Carl Bro.

UCR (FE): Vision Process for Board of Governors

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Facilitation & user voice, Strategic development, Talks, Transformation

UCR (FE): Vision Process for Board of Governors

The vocational college Danish Meat Trade College – UCR, Slagteriskolen planned to expand the school. Lene Jensby Lange facilitated a seminar for the Board of Governors on the Vision Brief for the future college building. The board consisted of both local politicians, staff members, managers and industry representatives, so it was quite a mixed and interesting bunch! Autens […]

Samsoegades School: Vision process

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Facilitation & user voice, Talks, Transformation

Samsoegades School: Vision process

December 2009 Following a talk in Aarhus at a public parents and head teachers seminar hosted by the city, Lene Jensby Lange was invited to give a similar talk at Samsøgade Skole, opening up different angles and approaches to learning spaces, and making the case for the need to transform schools. The talk was followed by […]