New data from ongoing Steelcase Education studies shows that classrooms designed for active learning—i.e., where physical space supports a focus on engaging experiences for students and faculty— have a significant effect on student engagement.
Organizational wellbeing made tangible: space, furniture and tools designed to nurture individual wellbeing. Companies are pursuing organizational wellbeing with an enthusiasm never seen before.
With fresh ways of thinking about learning environments, schools can capture the promise of evolving educational models without diminishing the importance of teachers and bricks-and-mortar campuses.
Seisho Kaichi Junior and Senior High School, a brand new private school in Tottori Prefecture under the aegis of Keimei Gakuen, opened to first grade students in April 2014
In our latest Corporate Sustainability Report, we’re sharing opportunities we’ve had this past year to help our customers, suppliers, employees, communities and the environment—and at the same time expand our sphere of positive influence.
The idea of a public, social place outside of home and work has been around for centuries, but it didn’t enter the lexicon as a “third place” until the phenomenon was thoroughly explored by sociologist Ray Oldenburg in his 1989 book, “The Great Good Place.” It hasn’t left the stage since.
Leaders worry about how well their organizations are positioned for the new economy, the mobility of work, dramatic changes in technology and recovery from a global recession that sent everyone reeling. Steelcase faced this challenge by using space to help drive culture change in the organization and better align people, culture and work processes for a fastchanging business world. Read more about our journey to a new culture…