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Keep abreast of our news and our discoveries in the fields of teaching, the classroom environment and professional layouts, etc.”

Why equip learning centres with modular furniture?

The French NF Education standard has long since imposed health and safety requirements for furniture used in the school environment. But today, school furniture is increasingly required to meet mobility and flexibility criteria, thus challenging the traditional idea...

What kind of flexible furniture for tomorrow’s classrooms?

New teaching methods are ushering in a rethink of the ergonomics of tomorrow's classrooms. At one point, the priority was to kit them out with modern equipment and digital solutions. Today, it is all about engaging the class, helping each pupil learn better according...

Boosting pupil stimulation with innovative school furniture

The way school furniture is arranged can make learning easier, or more difficult, for each pupil. Classroom ergonomics have a positive influence on collaborative learning. Indeed, a well-designed classroom will be conducive to exchanges, sharing, and concentration for...

IA France, a new major player in school furniture

IA France has been distributing school furniture and professional furniture in France since 1996. A new development strategy has been rolled out over the last few years with the aim of offering its own range of school furniture with an added dose of innovation and...

Flexibility and interactivity for classrooms

Group work is the latest teaching trend. Alternating between traditional and dynamic teaching phases makes it easier to capture and retain the pupils’ attention. But over and above these methods and initiatives, the time has come to rethink classroom design. More...

Creating a modular meeting room with Office 3.4.5.

Some meeting rooms need to be modular. In a hotel, for example, or within a company, the meeting room does not always have to be arranged in a traditional way. Some speakers or trainers are keen to be able to create workspaces with 3, 4 or 5 people at certain times of...

Classroom layouts: some underlying principles

The layout of a classroom can have a direct influence on a pupil’s attention span. Here are some principles to consider when putting together the optimal classroom for effective learning. Some underlying principles of classroom layout: • functionality: the teacher...

A modular table for the workplace

This is the workplace version of our Program 3.4.5., a modular table that allows multiple configurations for your business needs. You will finally be able to create collaborative workspaces, a dynamic and flexible work environment. The Office table, our modular table...

Video of our innovative 3.4.5. school chair, made in France

Check out our new video presenting the 3.4.5. school chair, an innovative concept by the French design agency C+B Lefebvre for IA France: WATCH THE VIDEO This school chair has been available to French schools for over a year. Buoyed by our success, we are now setting...

School furniture that fosters dynamic teaching

In previous articles we have seen the importance of dynamic teaching. These new learning methods can trigger changes, which is why it is essential that school furniture is adapted to dynamic learning. School furniture adapted to dynamic teaching The physical layout of...

How to set up dynamic learning?

Taking up where we left off in our last article, today we will be sharing a few tips on how to set up dynamic learning. Suggest regular breaks You can suggest taking short breaks. The aim is to encourage pupils to talk about what they’ve understood, at their own...

Dynamic teaching: a new and effective method

The concept of dynamic teaching is inspired by one fundamental observation: The best way to learn is to get actively involved in the activities. Learning should not be passive. (Nilson, 2010). We will see how dynamic teaching can be set up quite simply. The principles...

The aim of this blog is to keep you up to date with new developments and innovations in the layout and equipment of schools, as well as collaborative spaces such as meeting, training, seminar rooms, etc.

We will be featuring different teaching techniques, different practices in other countries, inspired by other cultures.

Our goal is to show how the dynamic classroom or collaborative work can help the concentration and performance of a student or employee.

We will also keep you posted about developments in our 3.4.5. Program, our range of innovative school and commercial furniture with a ground-breaking design!