Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Strategic planning (83)

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Educational Facilities in Earthquake Countries: Exchange of knowledge between New Zealand and Japan

Report of the National Insittute for Educational Policy Research's (NIER) Seminar on Educational Facilities Research held in January 2012, focusing on measures of earthquake resistance, disaster reconstruction and issues of schools that played roles as evacuation sites. Speakers from New Zealand and Japan shared their knowledge and experiences in the recent earthquakes in each country.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Performance Evaluation Systems for University Facilities (FY2011)

Introduces the "Performance Evaluation System for University Facilities", a tool to evaluate university facilities for systematic facility development. It takes into account low-carbon-related indices, earthquake-resistance-related indices, deterioration-related indices as well as indices concerning education and research in the evaluation.
Categories: Strategic planning, Condition assessment
Country: Japan
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CELE 4th Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities Award Ceremony and Commemorative Speech: Educational facilities: An overview of international trends and state-of-the-art designs

Report of the award ceremony and commemorative speeches hosted by NIER in January 2011, in commemoration of OECD/CELE’s 4th Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities in which Fuji Kindergarten was selected as most outstanding. Speeches on designs of educational facilities were given from architects, OECD analysts, and Japanese school design specialists.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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A Collection of Exemplary Designs of High School Facilities: Planning, improvement and ingenuities for creating distinctive schools

Presents 15 examples of planning and development of high school facilities as well as specific ideas for rooms and spaces that are aimed to cultivate motivation of high school students.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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A Collection of Exemplary Designs of High School Facilities based on the Revised Guidelines for Designing High School Facilities

Introduces 10 examples of high school facilities that clearly demonstrate the use of the revised Guidelines for Designing High School Facilities in Japan.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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A Collection of Exemplary Design of School Facilities for Special Needs Education based on the Revision of Guidelines for Designing School Facilities for Special Needs Education

Presents 10 examples of school facilities for special needs education, which clearly demonstrate the use of the revised Guidelines for Designing School Facilities for Special Needs Education in Japan.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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The 3rd 5-year Program for Facilities of National Universities (FY2011-FY2015)

Presents the programme for 2011-2015 for facilities in national facilities, following a decision by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (in response to the 4th Science and Technology Basic Plan) to systematically promote and prioritise the development of national university facilities in Japan.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Centers of Knowledge: Approaches to the development and enhancement of facilities in national universities

Explains the roles, current status and challenges regarding facilities in national universities in Japan. Also presents recommendations and approaches for future development of national university facilities that are in line with the 4th Science and Technology Basic Plan.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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Urgent Recommendation “Concerning School Facility Improvement in Light of the Damage Caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake”

Presents the Urgent Recommendation concerning school facility improvement in light of the damages from the Great East Japan Earthquake; 1.Ensuring the Safety of School Facilities, 2.Securement of School Facilities’ Function as Centers of the Local Community, 3.Energy Conservation Measures in School Facilities in Response to the Reduced Power Supply Capacity.
Categories: Strategic planning, Design guidelines
Country: Japan
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School Development Handbook (Scotland's School for the Future)

Presents 10 guidelines drawn from a Schools Pilot Project to assist Councils to achieve a successful solution which is effective, efficient and represents value for money, from governance, briefing and consulting, to addressing lessons learnt, adopting a sustainable whole life-cost approach, and integrating POE where possible.
Categories: Strategic planning, Briefing
Country: UK-Scotland