Talks

SKUB – pedagogy defines architecture

June 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Building Schools, Talks

SKUB – pedagogy defines architecture

Talk at the Building Future Schools Conference (Godt Skolebyggeri) January 2009 – Lene in collaboration with former colleague Charlotte Wøhlk, Gentofte Based on the 12 major school refurbishments and rebuilding projects of SKUB, Gentofte, the presentation focused on how pedagogy has been translated into physical school buildings and learning spaces. The importance of the educational brief was […]

Learning Spaces as Transformational Engine

June 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces, Talks

Keynote at Erhvervsejendoms conference on Building Schools and Knowledge Facilities, October 2009. Have: Old school buildings? Wish: Modern Learning Facilities! Many schools and cities struggle to find money to support upgrading schools to current learning standards. We offer another way. Through redesign of Learning Spaces – based on thorough work on a strong Learning Brief […]

Specialist Schools & Academies Trust, SSAT: Study Trip 2010

June 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Talks, Transformation

Specialist Schools & Academies Trust, SSAT: Study Trip 2010

A group of head teachers from England paid us a visit: It was a study tour of five Gentofte schools where pedagogy is clearly translated into the physical surroundings and learning spaces. The primary focus was on differentiated learning spaces, the planning process and not least how basic values related to learning are communicated through the […]

Specialist Schools: 21st Century Learning Spaces

June 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Talks

In June 2010, invited by the Specialist Schools & Academies Trust for the yearly conference of the Primary Specialism Pilot, Lene – on behalf of Grontmij Carl Bro – presented a Danish perspective on schools and learning spaces for 21st century teaching & learning: What do we need from schools in the 21st Century – […]

Frederikssund: Learning Space Toolbox – keynote

June 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Learning Spaces, Talks

May 2010: Autens gave a keynote speech at a conference for head teachers in the city of Frederikssund. School is transforming radically these years. Why are our old schools designed the way they are – and where are we taking them? How does future schools and learning spaces look? How can we design to cater […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vision Workshop for school leaders in Leicestershire

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Talks, Transformation

Vision Workshop for school leaders in Leicestershire

September 2009 Following a keynote at the Learning from Denmark conference in London, Lene Jensby Lange and colleague from Grontmij John Christensen were asked by Loughborough County Council to plan and facilitate a two-day workshop for head teachers to kick-start their BSF application process (Building Schools for the Future). In other words kick-start a conversation […]

Rudersdal: New nursery structure, new possibilities

June 21st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Talks, Transformation

Rudersdal: New nursery structure, new possibilities

Spring 2008 The city of Rudersdal had just introduced a new organisational structure for the citys nurseries, joining up nurseries under shared leadership. This was the first joint meeting of staff from three nurseries, with the new leader. Autens was commissioned to facilitate a good start of the whole process of creating a unified organisation […]