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DECCAN CHRONICLE. | NIKHITA GOWRA Published Dec 18, 2016, 1:16 am ISTUpdated Dec 18, 2016, 7:14 am IST Deepti Reddy, daughter of a prominent business family that owns Pennar Cements, is the founder of this school. Telling us how the idea to start a school came about, she said, “For my children, I was looking… Read more »

FNI’s Rhode Island Studio Wins a 2016 AIAri Merit Award!

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FNI’s Rhode Island Studio won a 2016 AIAri Merit Award in the Interiors category for the International School of Kazan-President’s Primary School. The annual award program recognizes design excellence in projects in Rhode Island or by Rhode Island Architects. A Vermont-based jury met to review entries of varying size and scope. The jury included Jesse… Read more »

FNI Featured in Alaska Airlines Magazine

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11/28/2016 Paradigm Communications Group / Alaska Airlines and Horizon Edition Magazines by Elizabeth Economou FNI’s Anne Frank Inspire Academy is the first topic in this look at innovative education today. FNI’s Founding CEO Prakash Nair provides insight into the data behind new ways of teaching and learning. Read or download the full article here.

Construction Continues at FNI’s St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School

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Steel exterior of the school is now being added to the second story. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School is starting to take shape! Once complete, this school will consist of 15 learning studios, 3 learning commons, 1 media common, a gymnasium and other administrative and breakout spaces. The school will accommodate 363 students with… Read more »

Venture High: reimagining high school, one grade at a time

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MinnPost, By Erin Hinrichs | 11/14/16 During a recent round of morning check-ins, Principal Derek Davidson called over one of his ninth-graders who’d been absent a few days. Setting his backpack up on the table, the student showed Davidson some of the gay-pride buttons he’d received from a workshop he’d attended, where he was able to… Read more »

Engagement for Innovative School Design

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Engagement with school communities drives FNI’s innovative education space design process. FNI principals and educators lead a variety of workshops, seminars and conferences that invite participation from all members of a school community, including students, parents, teachers and administrators. These interactions directly influence the design of the resulting education spaces, going beyond the typical design… Read more »

Student-Centered, Agile Learning Spaces in the Canadian Landscape

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Fielding Nair International is creating another 10-10 school in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. That is, a school where learning is a “10” and so are the learning spaces. The two-story addition includes an elementary school, performing and visual arts spaces, and a new heart for all grades. Now under construction, the design echoes the Canadian Rockies… Read more »

FNI Featured in an Article in Education Canada Magazine

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Stephen Hurley’s in-depth article uses images and interviews from FNI’s schools to illustrate the successes and struggles of change agency in Canadian education. Learn how teachers in these schools embrace the challenges and opportunities presented by more varied options in teaching and learning spaces. Read the full article here.    

Mâmawêyatitân Centre: Let’s all be together

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The project FNI did the initial concept design for, originally known as the North-Central Shared Facility, is in construction, and has been renamed by the community as the Mâmawêyatitân Centre, Excerpt from an article in the Leader Post: The steel and concrete shell in the heart of the north-central neighbourhood shows the long-awaited Mâmawêyatitân Centre  — formerly known simply as… Read more »