Gweneth Leigh | Landscape Architect / PhD Candidate, Health Research Institute
University of Canberra

Gweneth Leigh, Landscape Architect / PhD Candidate, Health Research Institute, University of Canberra

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Day 1 @ 13:05

Is the schoolyard sick?

How the design of secondary schoolyards affects student perceptions of wellbeing. Spending time outdoors is good for us. It reduces stress, improves focus, promotes creativity and keeps us active.In high schools and colleges, the schoolyard provides students with a daily dose of green space. But do their designs empower students to reap the wellbeing benefits of time outside? Drawing on current research into the outdoor spaces of secondary schools, this presentation will provide attendees with information regarding:
  • The evolving role of schoolyards in the era of covid and climate change
  • The design impacts of schoolyards on the health and wellbeing of youth
  • Research into adolescent perceptions and preferences of outdoor
last published: 29/Jul/21 06:15 GMT
last published: 29/Jul/21 06:15 GMT
last published: 29/Jul/21 06:15 GMT

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