Innovative School Furniture and Learning Spaces by NorvaNivel

NorvaNivel Win Recognition in Product Design!

Posted by NorvaNivel Team on May 18, 2018 2:05:23 PM

 

 

At the 60th Annual Good Design Awards® Ceremony on the 17th May, NorvaNivel were proud to receive the Good Design Awards for the design of the Seat Pad Caddy, Rocker Ott and Cloud Table. Here are the award winning pieces with some of the judges comments:

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Topics: design, furniture, learning spaces, good design award, winner, original design

The Multi-functional Original NorvaNivel Genga Blocks

Posted by NorvaNivel Team on Mar 29, 2018 6:45:00 PM

Every classroom is a bit different from the rest. Educators teach in ways that set them apart from others. Classroom routines are varied. Even how homework and assignments are done differs. Each classroom is sort of like a different planet in the universe. Because of this, Genga Blocks are perfect for education and can be used in a variety of ways in any learning environment.

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Topics: furniture, learning spaces, multipurpose

How to Look After Your Writable Surfaces

Posted by NorvaNivel Team on Mar 22, 2018 12:02:09 PM

How do I clean my writable surface?

At NorvaNivel, our desks with writable surfaces remain one of our most popular items, as they transform any lesson into a collaborative session amongst learners. Combined with our Flip Tables or Cloud Tables, they add an element of presentation to the rest of the class, preparing learners for public speaking and discussion skills. Understandably, we are often asked “How do I clean my writable surface?”, or “How can I best maintain my writable surface for future use?”. Here are a few tips that should help keep your writable surfaces clean and maintained for prolonged use.

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Topics: howto, furniture, clean, writable surfaces

Case Study: Penrith Christian School

Posted by NorvaNivel Team on Feb 20, 2018 4:04:56 PM

 

At NorvaNivel, we're proud to have worked with thousands of progressive educators who understand the importance of space for pedagogy. One of our longest partnerships is with Penrith Christian School. Based in Orchard Hills, NSW, PCS is home to early childhood education through to Year 12. In the past eight years we have worked closely with PCS principal Bruce Nevill to transform nearly every learning space for flexibility and collaboration, and to faciliate their inquiry based learning. 

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Topics: furniture, learning spaces, k-12

How to Buy Genuine NorvaNivel Products

Posted by NorvaNivel Team on Feb 5, 2018 11:08:41 AM
 
 
You often hear that imitation is the greatest form of flattery and so, as leading designers of furniture for contemporary learning spaces, we should be flattered by the number of furniture manufacturers drawing inspiration from our unique education pieces in Australia. But we’re not. In fact, we’re concerned!
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Topics: furniture, design, howto

Product Spotlight: The Cloud Table

Posted by NorvaNivel Team on Jan 26, 2018 1:23:49 AM

Education is rapidly changing along with the rest of the world. Gone are the days of rows of desks with all students facing the front of the classroom towards the teacher that is lecturing at the podium. The industry has shifted away from traditional learning to student-centered pedagogies.

Learning spaces have followed accordingly; however, even classrooms with non-traditional furniture can be used for traditional teaching practices. 

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Topics: furniture, design, learning spaces

How Learning Spaces Facilitate Learning Engagement

Posted by NorvaNivel Team on Jan 19, 2018 8:02:00 AM

The workforce is demanding more agile, innovative employees, the skills required from future job seekers are not the same as they once were. 65% of students entering school today will end up in jobs that don't exist yet; so how are educators meant to prepare them for the unknown?

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Topics: learning spaces, furniture, design

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