Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Strategic planning (83)

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Fall 2007 School Design Institute: A Report of Findings

Reflects the comments and recommendations of specific projects presented by the superintendents of six school districts (Kansas, Georgia, Utah, Florida, New Mexico and Mississippi) specializing in the field of K–12 design and education. For each case, community challenges are discussed and recommendations offered by the collaborative team regarding a range of issues, such as school size, technology, trends in learning, siting and location, the public process, and community–school collaboration.
Categories: Strategic planning
Country: United States
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Reshaping America's Neighborhoods

Discusses the necessity of the effective population, enrolment and residential projections for decision making processes regarding new schools in the reshaping communities of 21st century.
Categories: Strategic planning
Country: United States
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San Diego's Capital Planning Process

Discusses the city of San Diego's systematic analysis of functional quality at each of its school sites.
Categories: Strategic planning, Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: United States
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Physical Facilities for Education: What Planners Need to Know

Presents what educational planners working with physical facilities planners need to know and maps out how current trends may affect the future of educational facilities planning. Chapters include: managing qualitative dimensions, managing capital investments, managing change and managing actors.
Categories: Strategic planning
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Improving Micro-Planning in Education through a Geographical Information System

Introduces Geographical Information System (GIS) as an education management tool. Two projects, whose main objective was the integration of a GIS into the planning process by the educational administration, in Ethiopia and in Palestine are provided and comments upon the lessons learned from these two experiences are introduced.
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Co-ordinating Education during Emergencies and Reconstruction: Challenges and Responsibilities

Demonstrates why co-ordination of humanitarian and post-conflict reconstruction activities is so difficult to accomplish in the education sector. Concludes by suggesting ideas for enhancing co-ordination and ways in which the roles and responsibilities of various institutions can contribute to the co-ordination of the education sector.
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Education and PRSPs: A Review of Experiences

Highlights the definition, conceptual framework, organization of Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRSs), discusses critical issues and prospects regarding education policies, financial credibility and implementation capacity issues of PRSs. Shows that overall the quality of education chapter in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers is variable across countries.
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School Mapping and Geographical Information Systems

Reviews the origins and principles of School Mapping (SM), and discusses the importance and potential use in micro-planning approaches of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and Public Participation Geographical Information Systems (PPGIS). It also discusses future trends and issues in SM, GIS, and PPGIS. The difference between school mapping (a process) and school map (one typical product of the SM process) is highlighted.
Categories: Strategic planning
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Schools Designed with Community Participation

Presents case studies of school buildings to demonstrate the application of a post occupancy evaluation (POE) during various stages of the design and planning process.
Categories: Strategic planning, Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
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Education Sector Programme

Presents part of a strategy to reinforce the development of the country and to launch an integral system which will link the National Plan for Development and its different programs as well as the budgetary process which is created each year in every unit.
Categories: Strategic planning, Procurement
Country: Mexico