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Planning

These activities focus on sustainability and consultation in the planning process. Learners will define sustainability, consider its importance to the planning process and apply this knowledge to a given scenario. Finally, they research and evaluate the need for consultation in planning new developments.

Think about these

When you watch the video, consider how learners are encouraged to:

  • make discussions more effective
  • learn through vocationally relevant examples
  • engage in peer review, explanation and feedback
  • reflect on their learning and skills.

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Where next?

Learners explore their understanding of sustainability, agree a definition and compare this to established thinking in What is sustainability?

Learners use a card sort to discuss a range of sustainability statements and assess their level of importance to specific built environments in Which of these is the most important?

Learners work in pairs to select a suitable area for construction and explain their choice of location in Where should the development be located?

Learners find examples of opposition or support for particular construction proposals and outline the arguments used in You can't put it there!