Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Legislation and regulations and standards (69)

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Guidelines for Planning and Implementing ICT Networks in Schools

Provides guidelines with a frame to follow relating to the planning and installation of ICT infrastructure and networks.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Slovenia
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School Property Guide Calculator

Explains the calculations for the property entitlement for all types of schools. The calculator calculates the entitlement by inserting the name or number and roll data by year level
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: New Zealand
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Designing Quality Learning Spaces

Presents the design of the internal environment learning spaces in five booklets, covering acoustics, heating ,lighting, ventilation and indoor air quality. Contains the standards applicable to NZ schools for use by Boards teachers and designers.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: New Zealand
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Constructing Early Childhood Education and Care Facilities: Tips and Suggestions

Presents the specifications relating to the construction and renovation of early childhood education and care facilities in the state of Baden-Württemberg, from space requirements, to acoustic specifications and the size of toilets, sleeping areas, kitchens, external areas, etc for daycare, kindergartens, mixed age and groupings.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Germany
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Queensland Development Code: Early Childhood Education and Care Services

sets a standard for the physical environment and facilities in education and care services and child care centres (Part MP 5.4 of the Queensland Development Code). It focuses on ensuring safe and hygienic conditions; and providing a suitable environment for fostering the optimal development of children.
Categories: Strategic planning, Legislation and regulations and standards, Briefing, Design guidelines
Country: Australia
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Technical Guidance Documents

Provides 32 technical guidance documents (including updates and archibed documents) for school buildings, including construction standards, mechanical and electrical services engineering guidelines, acoustic and energy performance, etc.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Design guidelines
Country: Ireland
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School Earthquake and Tsunami Safety in APEC Economies: Reducing Risk and Improving Preparedness

Presents an implementation plan for a project with APEC countries on Protecting Children from Natural Hazards, in addition to papers on hazard, risk, vulnerability and preparedness in the US, Japan (Tohoku) and APEC countries in general.
Categories: Strategic planning, Legislation and regulations and standards, Construction and cost management
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School Safety Guidelines for Designing and Operating CCTV Systems

Provides guidance for school users on how to optimise the use of newly installed and updated CCTV systems for their schools, for example CCTV camera rearrangement, reconfiguration of monitoring environments, etc. Specifcally, it analyses the characteristics of crimes occurring in or around the school; and describes the basic principles of CCTV systems, CCTV camera installation standards and standards for CCTV installation in certain areas of the school, such as corridors, hidden spaces, doors, etc.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Korea
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Education Design Standards

Provides guidelines for the number and types of rooms, and space allocations for all school facilities. The total instructional area and total gross area are mandatory, but there is flexibility in the actual room sizes, number of rooms, etc. These standards were last updated in August 2011. They may be updated in the next year or so and can be found in Appendix C of the School Capital Manual. Mandatory for ALL projects. Note: This link is to the page with the School Capital Manual. It may be needed if the actual pdf is moved or renamed: http://education.alberta.ca/department/ipr/capitalplanning/infrastructureresources/
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Design guidelines
Country: Canada
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Texte coordonné du 5 août 1994 de la loi du 19 mars 1988 concernant la sécurité dans les administrations et services de l’Etat, dans les établissements publics et dans les écoles

Law relating to the general building code for public buildings and schools. Mandatory for school projects with public funding or a combination of public and private funding.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Design guidelines
Country: Luxembourg