Practical Ideas

Time: 12:00 - 13:30

Date: Week 6: 6-10 July


This webinar will provide insight around:

  • Covid’s impact on learner needs;
  • Practical ideas the built environment can offer created by architects;
  • The importance of outdoor play around inclusion and well-being;
  • How practitioners and local authorities plan to implement ideas;
  • Preparation for schools restarting – adapting spaces;
  • Shared learning (outdoor, indoor, digital);
  • Adaptation to environments to suit learner needs on the autistic spectrum.



  • Holly Passmore Researcher for Psychology and Spaces
  • Diarmaid Lawlor Associate Director – Place - Scottish Futures Trust
  • Lesley McMillan Interior and Architectural Design - City of Edinburgh Council
  • Pamela Briggs Headteacher - Corstorphine Primary School, Edinburgh
  • Judi Legg Director - Wildside Designs
  • Catherine Ward Associate - HLM Architects
  • Professor Do Coyle Chair in Languages Education and Classroom Pedagogy - University of Edinburgh

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