The Victorian Government has recently updated the Building Quality Standards Handbook which provides architects and builders of school building projects with guidance on how to design new schools and upgrade existing buildings. The new section focuses on how modern school design must reflect 21st century thinking about pedagogy and space, and includes the Guiding Design Principles for Inclusive Schools.
Wayne Stephens has become somewhat of a spokes person for the initiative, discussing in the following video how the New Schools Public Private Partnership Project demonstrates outstanding examples of inclusive design. Click the following link to view the video: https://youtu.be/E2qmsGo93EM
Wayne’s eloquent discussion about inclusive design has attracted a swathe of media attention – click the links below to read the various articles: