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Democratic Spaces: School Architecture and Democratic Education

For a long time, educators and researchers have pointed out the important role the learning environment plays in education. But what does this mean for democratic education? What role does the spatial design of school buildings play in the formation of a democratic school culture? How can it promote a sense of belonging for all its members?

In this section, educators and researchers from Laborschule Bielefeld discuss how school architecture and democratic education are interconnected and give practical tips for promoting a democratic school culture through spatial design.

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