Microsoft Taps FNI For Key Role in Global Innovative Schools Program

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Microsoft Corporation has invited Fielding Nair International to be a part of their Innovative Schools Program Conference in Oulu, Finland on November 2nd and 3rd 2007. This conference will bring 12 innovative schools from 12 countries to share ideas about implementing educational transformation. FNI was selected by Microsoft to conduct a workshop that shares our experience… Read more »

Jeff Lackney Talks about the Role of School Design in Obesity Prevention at N.I.H. Conference

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On October 11, 2007, Jeff Lackney presented his findings regarding the “Role of School Design in Obesity Prevention” at an invited conference entitled Beyond Individual Behavior: Multidimensional Research in Obesity Linking Biology to Society organized by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Washington, D.C. His findings will appear… Read more »

End-of-Year News Update 2008

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CANADA Saskatchewan: We have been retained to work on 6 projects in Regina, including a High School embedded within a Shared Community Learning Center, a Trades and Skills Center and four Elementary Schools. Piqqusilirivvik: A new Inuit Cultural Learning Facility developed within the Arctic Circle through a series of collaborative design workshops with the various Canadian and… Read more »

2008 Educational Facility Design Award for CRJHS/Colin Powell Youth Leadership Center

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FNI, with local partner architect Ryan Companies has been recognized with a Citation award in the AIA 2008 Educational Facility Design Awards for the Cristo Rey Jesuit High School/Colin Powell Youth Leadership Center. The awards are sponsored by the American Institute of Architects’ Committee on Architecture for Education. The awards will be presented at the 2008… Read more »

Randall Fielding Awarded CEFPI International Planner of the Year

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Congratulations are in order for FNI founding Principal Randall Fielding, who on October 9 was named 2007 International Planner of the Year by CEFPI. the top international organization for school planning. After receiving his award, Randy was also given great feedback on his acceptance speech, which is copied here: “Thank you all for serving as my mentors…. Read more »

Health and Fitness Centre Opens at Scotch Oakburn College

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Amid much fanfare, Scotch Oakburn College’s new Health and Physical Education Centre was opened on August 10. SOC continues to undergo a transformation: in March the new Robert Dean Centre opened, and work is underway on a new Middle School comprising three Small Learning Communities. Below: Year 5 students showcasing the new facilities (and their… Read more »

Groundbreakings on Cayman Islands

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Wednesday September 19 was a momentous occasion in the Cayman Islands: groundbreakings for each of the three new high schools were held. Building will commence in the next few weeks. Above: Snapshots of the three Groundbreaking ceremonies.