I redesigned a school playground for my PhD – and the children got better grades learning outside

Children in school uniforms play at a park in Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Outside education could be utilized during the current COVID-19 pandemic Image: REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Matluba Khan
Lecturer in Urban, Cardiff University
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Evidence shows that learning outdoors is beneficial in many ways
Children experience both social and education benefits when working outside Image:
The original classroom
The Bangladeshi classroom, prior to its development Image: Matluba Khan
The model.
A suggested model for the new outdoor space Image: Matluba Khan
The mural.
Painting the mural Image: Matluba Khan
The new schoolground.
The new outside learning space. Image: Matluba Khan
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