Future of schooling in UAE to break from the traditional

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Schools of the future are going to be student directed, which means that students are basically taking charge of their own learning,” said architect Prakash Nair, president of Fielding Nair International. “Teaching is no longer about content, it’s about skills. And you don’t practise skills by listening to somebody talk to you, it’s more about… Read more »

Global Learning Commons is a possible future of the MVRHS library

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In the MVTimes by Cathryn McCann – Dec 2, 2015: Jay Litman of Fielding Nair International presented a conceptual design for the future Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) library at the school on Monday afternoon. Deemed the “next phase in transforming the school library into a dynamic, multipurpose, multidisciplinary learning space,” the proposed Global Learning… Read more »

Maker Movement Leader Dr. Gary Stager Visits The Steward School

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Gary Stager is an FNI Education Consultant and a global leader of the Maker movement.  He specializes in helping schools develop an innovation curriculum centered around hands on science, technology, engineering and math projects. Watch the video here.

FNI and Library Redesign in Boulder

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November 21, 2015: Boulder Valley is using bond money to re-imagine its libraries. The district contracted with Fielding Nair International, a Minneapolis-based architectural firm, to work with schools this fall on innovative design as they plan for construction projects. The firm earlier this fall held two days of interviews, workshops and tours at each of… Read more »

Venture Academy: coaching kids to navigate college — and the world

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By Beth Hawkins, MINNPOST Excerpt: Project-based learning A small number of schools take another approach, long known as project-based learning. With the help of a teacher, a student designs a project that showcases his or her individual research. To these options, Venture adds a couple of ingredients: teacher/coaches who help students think through their options… Read more »

FNI WINS THE 2015 MACCONNELL AWARD!

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We are delighted to announce that a project on which Fielding Nair International served as the Design Architect, Fisher STEAM Middle School, is the winner of the MacConnell Award for 2015. This is the highest honor worldwide for School Planning and Design and only goes to one project in an extremely competitive process that features school projects from… Read more »

Our STEAM School Won the 2015 MacConnell Award!

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Above: FNI Principal Isaac Williams holds the MacConnell trophy We are delighted to announce that a project on which Fielding Nair International served as the Design Architect has won the much coveted MacConnell Award for 2015. This is the highest honor worldwide for School Planning and Design and only goes to one project in an extremely competitive… Read more »

Transforming the classroom

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AMIT’s new Gogya Center trains teachers for today’s digital students. Jerusalem Post Magazine, October 2015: If you look up the word “teacher” in any dictionary, the general definition suits the concept that people have held of an educator for centuries. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a teacher as a person or thing that teaches something; the… Read more »