To inspire a lifetime of learning over multiple generations, facilities need materials that can embrace current trends, support community pride, and embody future-focused pedagogy.

Inspiring a Lifetime of Learning

Surfaces that are engagingenduring, and easy to maintain will be of the utmost importance to schools looking to make wise long-term investments for their future.

But fitting 21st century learning into 20th century buildings remains a fundamental challenge. Since the average age of a public school is 44 years, there is a strong market need to modernize schools to support today's ongoing evolution in teaching.

And according to research conducted by the World Economic Forum, the demand for "human" skills—including active learning and analytical thinking—is growing fast.

Which is why education facilities that thrive will be designed to inspire students in a way that enables collaboration, ideation, creativity and critical thinking.

Surfaces Engineered for Active Learning

As the need for creativity and collaboration in the workplace grows, education spaces that support Active Learning are leading the next generation of K-12 design.

LaminateSolid SurfaceQuartz, Markerboard, and Specialty surfaces play different roles in the education environment.

When seamlessly and thoughtfully integrated, Wilsonart's surfaces offer an endless array of possibilities, and a one-stop resource that elevates the learning experience.

Want to learn more about how Wilsonart can help you create learning environments that provide long-lasting inspiration and value?