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by John Sorrell

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Shelved at: 71
  mjplibrarybooks | Sep 20, 2016 |
shelved at: 71 : Schools / http://www.thesorrellfoundation.com/judfs.html / price : 29.95
  PeterKent2015 | Feb 14, 2016 |
shelved in: Technical Library - at: D71
  HB-Library | Feb 14, 2016 |
  mwbooks | Jan 22, 2016 |
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"What if you put pupils in charge of improving their schools? This book tells the story of how a charity joined up schoolchildren from all over Britain with some of the best designers in the world and did just that." "The pupils were the clients, commissioning a dazzling array of international designers and architects, including Richard Rogers Partnership, Paul Smith, Will Alsop, Marks Barfield, Thomas Heatherwick, Wolff Olins, Seymourpowell, Conran & Partners, Priestman Goode and Kevin McCloud. They were briefed to design inspiring learning and social spaces; more civilized dinner halls and canteens; safer, more hygienic toilets; good communications; new storage systems; better uniforms and to improve schools' reputations and identities. During the process, the pupils discovered a host of new skills, the sort of skills employers are crying out for, such as problem-solving, reasoning, teamworking, communication, negotiation, citizenship and self-belief." "This book describes in detail how the results of this pioneering collaboration could change our schools for the future."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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