The Educational Benefits of Classroom Storage

Early Learning and preschool play an important role in early childhood development. This is the period when children learn valuable lessons that will serve as the building blocks for their foundation in life. Aside from introducing them to the academic world, where they will be spending more of their time in the future, preschool teaches them essential behavioural lessons that will help them grow up to be independent individuals.

The Importance of Choosing Quality Classroom Furniture

School furniture plays an important part in helping your students get into a healthy mindset. Using the right chairs and desks in the classroom supports the physical wellbeing of students through ergonomics and helps students feel comfortable sitting down for long periods. Without the correct school furniture, students will develop bad posture, which has a detrimental effect on their health and learning ability.

4 Factors to Consider When Choosing Sustainable Classroom Furniture

Schools with eco-friendly initiatives are on the rise as educators aim to create sustainable classrooms. Today, sustainable classroom storage, chairs and desks are popular options for classrooms in Australia. When selecting sustainable classroom furniture, consider choosing pieces that will meet the needs of your class and students. Take note that your furniture should not only be durable but also stylish.
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4 Characteristics of Effective STEM Classroom Design

An effective STEM classroom cultivates a positive culture that is conducive to learning. When designing a STEM classroom, the goal is to create an environment that inspires students to be creative and collaborative. One way of designing a STEM classroom is to add adaptable and functional classroom furniture. These can work as key tools to prompt students to think out of the box.

Project News: Ridge View Secondary College

Office Line is proud to have provided our product for the newly completed Ridge View Secondary College in collaboration with Parry & Rosenthal Architects & the Department of Education.

Office Line to Participate in this Year’s National FutureSchools Expo

At Office Line, we are passionate about bringing quality furniture to the education sector.  Join us at the National FutureSchools Expo and Conferences 2019, a much-awaited education Australian convention.

The two-day event will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, from March 21 to 22, 2019. The first day will start from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and the second day will run from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

What is the National FutureSchools?

Organised by EduTECH, the National FutureSchools Expo is the biggest education showcase in the country. With over 80 suppliers featured in two days, the exhibition aims to highlight a wide range of products and solutions that uphold and improve education. For education professionals, this exhibit allows an opportunity to meet the country's top vendors and invest in new technologies that will be beneficial to their institution.

A Makers Playground will be open to all event participants, where attendees can experience authentic learning in a simulated environment. There will also be a Robotics Demo on the exhibition floor where you can watch live demonstrations of robots performing a range of movements, such as playing sports, dancing and conducting rescue challenges.

Event Speakers

New York Times best-selling author Sir Ken Robinson will be at the National FutureSchools Expo to lend his expertise on creativity and innovation in education. He was a speaker at the prestigious TED Conference with over 300 million views in over 150 countries. Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education, Robinson’s latest work, includes revolutionary research on Australia’s troubled educational system.

Lisa Rodgers, Chief Executive Officer for the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL), will also be present at the event. Other speakers include Dr Gary Stager, Dan Haesler, Dr Kate Highfield and Dr Chip Kimball.

Event Participants

National FutureSchools will have five major conferences, designed for senior leadership in various roles within K-12 education. Those who work in schools and education ministries are highly encouraged to attend:

  • Teaching Staff
    • Classroom Teachers
    • Computing Teachers
    • STEM Teachers
  • School Leadership Teams
    • Principals
    • Deputy/Assistant Principals
    • Heads of Departments
    • Curriculum Leaders
    • Teaching Directors
    • Heads of Library
    • Leaders of eLearning
  • Information Communication Technology Management
    • ICT Directors
    • ICT Managers and Directors
    • ICT Integrators and Facilitators
  • Special Needs and Support
    • School Councillors/Therapists/Psychologists
    • Learning Support Officers
    • SEN Coordinators
  • Systemic Leaders
    • Education Peak Bodies, Associations and Representative Bodies
    • Government Departments of Education

Where will Office Line be stationed?

You’ll see Office Line at Booth 713. Our EN range will be on display for browsing and will include the EN Classic, EN One Chair and Gratnells Tray Storage. Feel free to visit our booth to take a closer look at our selection.

Chairs, school desks and storage solutions all contribute to a student’s learning experience. As a first-class educational furniture supplier, we make sure we provide only durable and ergonomic furniture to your schools. Partner with Office Line by joining us this March or by calling us today.