Future - not learning from professionals but learning *with* professionals
need agile & small & flexible institutions o/wise someone else will takeover
power wheel has turned - death of education and birth of learning. Tear up word education on your business card!
in future crowdsourcing will be the norm
'What I'm taking away...' video : what a great way to do an evaluation! Some quotes from it:"don’t have to wait for everyone to be onboard before you start" "stop telling, start asking" "just to it" "be brave and curious”
Next ten years is the most fun we'll have in our careers
don’t believe anyone who is interested in learning could not be part of the new digital learning revolution
playfulness - playful learning matters (and therefore museums need more playful & whimsical spaces??)
most students disappointed by museums. We need to be less directive and more surprising coz that's what life is
Heppell says people visit museums as a child, then as parent, then as grandparent. V&A study found students visited to keep warm
spaces for learning - promote collaboration and sharing, plenty of power sockets and wireless, comfortable & fun
Heppell says museums and galleries furniture design not good for learning (and most schools, universities too)
'Lose a wall for learning' project - kids voted on which wall to lose and opened up their space
We shouldn’t be worried about the idea of short attention spans – kids are engaged and deep and immersed learners!
It is about trust and autonomy
Third millennium spaces have a rule of 3 – no more than three walls (always an open space), no fewer than three points of focus, able to accommodate at least three teachers, three classes
In response to question about how museums can build communities and sense of belonging in their spaces: he suggested using Facebook!
'Shoes-off' spaces are becoming popular for learning - changes completely the tone of the space