Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Legislation and regulations and standards (69)

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The Education (School Premises) Regulations 1999, Statutory Instrument 1999 No.2

States legal regulations in England and Wales regarding school buildings. The national standards of school premises are discussed in detail.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: UK-England
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The Education (Independent School Standards) (England) Regulations 2003, Statutory Instrument 2003 No. 1910

States the legal regulations in England concerning schools. The document refers to several laws and regulations regarding educational and physical standard for buildings, namely on fire safety, first aid, water supply, drainage system, load bearing structure, security arrangements for the ground and the buildings, access to the school and to emergency evacuations, washrooms, appropriate classroom size, facilities for ill pupils etc.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: UK-England
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Standards for School Premises

Sets minimum standards for the premises of all existing and new maintained schools in England and Wales and requiring that the premises of non-maintained special schools, and approved independent schools suitable for the admission of children who have special educational needs conform to some of the standards contained within them.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: UK-England
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The Education (School Development Plans) Regulations (Northern Ireland)

States the matters to be addressed in school development plans in Northern Ireland such as a statement and evaluation of the ethos of the school, the school’s strategies for learning, teaching, assessment, and promoting the raising of standards of attainment among all pupils, in particular in communication, using mathematics and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT).
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: UK-Northern Ireland
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Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure

Defines “qualifying project” that implies public buildings and facilities of all types, certain infrastructure and services for public-private educational facilities. Provides provisions and structure for proposal preparation, submission and governing.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Procurement
Country: United States
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Primary School Buildings, Standards, Norms and Design

Establishes primary school building standards and norms, the design criteria, facilities requirements and way of estimating building costs for primary education institutions in Bhutan.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Cost management and estimations, Design guidelines
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Educational Facilities and Risk Management: Natural Disasters

Examines the economic analysis of educational projects arguing that building human capital is key to European well-being. Addresses specific performance indicators for educational projects. with a view to making better use of physical resources for education, and the design and equipment of physical facilities for education.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Design guidelines
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Keeping Schools Safe in Earthquakes

Focuses on the role that schools play in the community and the importance of building new ones or retrofitting existing ones to provide maximum protection to school users and the physical infrastructure in the event of a natural disaster. Recognises the role that schools play as both a place for education but also a place of refuge in the event of crisis.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Design guidelines
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General Law of Educational Physical Infrastructure

Describes the law regulating physical infrastructure to the service of the National Education System.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Mexico
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Standards and Specifications for Study, Projects, Construction and Installations

Describes the law regulating the physical educational infrastructure throughout the country in order to standardise the quality of the teaching spaces, regardless of the entity in which they are edified.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Mexico