What led you to become interested in acoustics in schools? Architects tend to be ocular, prioritising form, function, colour and texture. Do you remember a particular place that you liked in one of your schools?
My first school was In Rayleigh, Essex. A significant percentage of students are introverts and prefer to work and learn alone, and quietly. What led you to become interested in acoustics in schools? In terms of research, I would like to see a much larger sample of schools study the long-term impact of good acoustics upon attainment and inclusion for pupils with special educational needs. When I joined the Swedish company Ecophon, I was trained in room acoustics and became involved in publicising the Heriot-Watt school acoustic study, as well as the more recent Essex Study. What do you think professionals, including educators and architects, most often overlook in relation to the design of acoustics in schools? And somewhere you disliked? Like learning to tie my own shoelaces, I had a mother who felt it was important to get me started on reading before I went to school. Pat O'Shane has been a pioneer since becoming the only Indigenous person in her age group to graduate from her far north Queensland high school in the late s. The singer-songwriter was also given the lifetime contribution award for healing the stolen generations. Good acoustics in the secondary school English classroom, noisy in the open plan primary school. Did you learn to read at school? If you could change something about schools overnight, what would it be? This article is over 5 years old Pat O'Shane was hailed as a 'genuine and inspiring role model for others'. The importance of room acoustics in learning, and the detrimental effect of high background noise levels on the well-being of teachers and pupils is often overlooked. I have always been in construction and studied building and property surveying. Redfern Now took best television show of the year and one of its stars, Luke Carroll, was awarded male actor of the year. Aside from the necessity of making schools water-tight and ensuring the right amount of natural daylight, I would like to see all schools meet and hopefully exceed the minimum BB93 acoustic design of schools standard, Building Regulations Part E4. Because many of her achievements have been firsts for her people, she is a genuine and inspiring role model for others. But, I enjoyed school there, and the large green playing field to run around on. I was just one of two lads in the top stream English class; I enjoyed the subject and being in the minority sex. What is the biggest investment that should be made in school buildings? Tell me about your first school. Do you think that there is a case for having private or secluded places inside the school building as a feature of the acoustic design? Research from Heriot-Watt and the renowned Essex Study have both linked teacher and pupil health, student behaviour and attainment to the acoustic environment. Sound, of course, has none of these features. I seem to recall the acoustics were good but it was a small class-size of approximately
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