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Benjamin Cleveland

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning, Universitry of Melbourne. Co-Director Learning Environments Applied Research Network., The University of Melbourne

Dr Benjamin Cleveland is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne, where he is a Co-Director of the Learning Environments Applied Research Network (LEaRN). His current research activity includes leading the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project, ‘Building Connections: Schools as Community Hubs’ (2019-2022) and actively contributing as a Chief Investigator to the ARC Linkage Project ‘Innovative Learning Environments + Teacher Change’ (2016-2019). He recently led a three-year program of learning environment evaluation for Catholic Education Melbourne and Catholic Diocese of Parramatta and reviewed the Victorian Department of Education and Training’s school area standards, resulting in significant policy updates including the development of new School Facility Area Schedules.


  • –present
    Research Fellow Learning Environments Applied Research Network, University of Melbourne


  • 2011 
    University of Melbourne, PhD