National Futureschools Event 2019 - Melbourne Exhibition & Convention Centre
In March this year, we were proud to exhibit at the National Futureschools event in Melbourne. A big thank you to those who joined us, we have eventually got around to sharing some of our key takeaways with you, and hope you enjoy the read.
The Futureschools event was held in 'Jeff's Shed' in South Wharf. The event was very well planned by Terrapinn with a number of leading educators and industry experts speaking on the future of education.
Our expertise being in school furniture and learning spaces, we'd like to share the following information with you.
Top Product: Gratnells Makerspace Trolley
A new product from of the UK, it attracted a lot of attention because of its uniqueness. It is specifically designed for makerspace, and fits into STEM environments perfectly. This unit can come with a number of tray configurations and also suits Gratnells Smartcase which is great for microparts and smaller components.
The Makerspace trolley is also very well priced and in stock for immediate delivery Australia-wide.
The best classroom desk shapes: Keep it simple.
The most common question we are asked by teachers setting up new classrooms is 'What desk shape should we use?'. It's a good question! There are endless amounts of different desktop shapes and they are only getting more numerous. We have found that it is best to stick with simple shapes; squares, rectangles and the equilateral triangle. They tessellate very well, work individually when required, and create perfect group settings.
You can also make any Eduflex table more flexible by adding height adjustable legs, castors to make them mobile, and our whiteboard 'collabor-write' surface tops.
Finally, these are our favorite images from the event. Enjoy!
See you there next year.
The Office Line Team
- Alby Trewarn