Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes (74)

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A Study on Directions for Integrated Design Guidelines for Kindergartens

Provides design directions, integrating user participation', educational programmes and physical environments.
Categories: Design guidelines, Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Korea
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User Participation: A New Approach to School Design in Korea

Introduces the Korean Educational Development Institute's pilot project on involving users in the design phase of an educational building.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Korea
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NZ Post Occupancy Evaluation Tool Box

The Modern Learning Environment Tool now forms part of New Zealand schools' 10YPP process.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: New Zealand
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Best Practice in School Design

Reports the results of a survey of what trustees, principals, teachers and students think is important in school design. This report details findings from research conducted on behalf of the Ministry's Property Management Group to understand the factors that influence learning outcomes in classroom and learning environments in New Zealand.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: New Zealand
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The Impact of School Design on Academic Achievement in the Palestinian Territories: An Empirical Study

Outlines a research project aiming to show whether more attractive and site-specific designs have a positive effect on learning.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Palestinian Authority
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Evaluating School Facilities in Portugal

Introduces a questionnaire on educational facilities as part of a larger auditing programme by the General Inspection for Education to evaluate the country's schools.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Portugal
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South Africa's School Infrastructure Performance Indicator System

Presents South Africa's school performance indicator system (SIPIS) project and how it can offer an approach that can address both the urgent provision of basic services as well as support the development of more effective education environments over time.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: South Africa
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Evaluating Montbrillant Lower Secondary School in Switzerland

Presents the results of a post occupancy evaluation of Montbrillant Lower Secondary School in Switzerland
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Switzerland
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How Intuitive Design in Schools can be Achieved by Engaging with the Consumers

Discusses how the marriage of good design and consumer ownership leads to a better understanding by the user and ultimately a more profitable creation.
Categories: Design guidelines, Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: UK-England
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The Relationship Between Capital Investment and Pupil Performance: An Analysis by the United Kingdom

Outlines the UK's Department for Education and Skills commissioned study to examine the relationship between capital investment in schools and subsequent academic attainment.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: UK-England