The PLI offers many learning spaces for use by the Department for Education, Children and Young People (DECYP). These spaces are ideal for hosting professional learning, special events and conference calls. The PLI is available for professional learning delivery by all Department for Education, Children and Young People (DECYP) professional learning providers.
The PLI offers ample free parking as shown in the video below.
Learning Spaces & Rooms
Learning Space 1
Learning Space 1 can comfortably seat up to 15 people cabaret style and is often used as a boardroom for conference calls, or for smaller groups. It has its own PC and two 55 inch screens. Presenters have the option to use their own device, connected via HDMI/VGA or via a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter.
Learning Space 2
Learning Space 2 is our flagship area which features two projectors and a lectern with a built in PC. This room can seat up to 40 people cabaret style, with the option to expand by opening our partition doors into Learning Space 1 or Learning Space 3. Presenters have the option to use their own device, connected via HDMI/VGA or via a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter.
Learning Space 3
Learning Space 3 features one 75 inch and two 55 inch screens and can seat up to 28 people cabaret style. It contains its own PC and a ceiling mic positioned in the center of the room, which allows for presenting using Skype. Presenters have the option to use their own device, connected via HDMI/VGA or via a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter.
Learning Space 4
Learning Space 4 features three 55 inch screens and can seat up to 18 people. It contains its own PC. Presenters have the option to use their own device, connected via HDMI/VGA or via a Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter.
Combined Learning Spaces
Learning Space 1 and 2 combined creates enough space to seat up to 50 people cabaret style. Learning Space 2 and 3 combined can seat up to 60 people cabaret style. With all three Learning Spaces (1, 2 & 3) combined can seat up to 75 people cabaret style.
Recording & Sound Studios
Our purpose built recording and sound studios are fitted out with high-quality technology. They have been designed with the user in mind. Easy to use technology for you to walk in; plug in and play. Pre-record or deliver your professional learning online! To book a studio today contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Meeting Room
Our online meeting room was created to provide a streamlined experience for delivering online professional learning and participating in online meetings. This is achieved through the use of our 55 inch Microsoft Surface Hub which allows participants/presenters to enter a scheduled Microsoft Teams call in one click. This room provides a quiet environment and can seat up to 5 people.
Our user friendly kiosks makes it quick and easy for visitors and participants to check in and out of the PLI facility. Once individuals check in, our kiosks generate sticky name labels that can be worn.
Sit in our courtyard and enjoy your morning tea, lunch or afternoon tea. Break out of our Learning Spaces and work collaboratively outdoors using our bean bags, benches or outdoor tables, groups are welcome to use the courtyard space for professional learning activities.
To support our environmentally friendly approach, please remember to bring along your keep-cup and water bottle for our complimentary tea / coffee making facilities (featuring our Nespresso machines) and filtered water stations.
Catering (Delivery only - Individual Serves)
Catering will be sourced from within the local area where the professional learning is held. Please note that catering is delivery only.