Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

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

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Pedagogy and Space: Transforming Learning through Innovation

Explores the links between building design and teaching practice, and how the use of innovative spaces in schools should enable teachers to teach differently - in particular in using ICT, team teaching approaches and student-centred teaching
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Australia
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Research into the Connection between Built Learning Spaces and Student Outcomes: Literature Review

Literature review commissioned by the Department to identify the current state of research into the connections between learning spaces in schools and student learning outcomes
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Australia
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Making the Most of Flexible Learning Spaces: A Guide for Principals and Teachers

Provides guidance to principals and teachers on how to maximise the educational benefits of using flexible learning spaces in new school buildings
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Australia
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The School as a Design Task: School Architecture in Flanders 1995-2005

Presents the first study of school construction in Flanders since Van Bogaerts 'logic and action in school construction' (1972). The book sheds light on the framework for school construction in Flanders and provides a historical perspective.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Belgium
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The Physical Learning Environment in Relation to Recent Education Development in Primary Education

Presents the challenges of integrating pedagogy with current school infrastructure in primary education, based on a literature review and a wide consultation with primary schools regarding their school infrastructure.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Belgium
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Monitoring the Quality of School Buildings in Belgium's Flemish Community

Discusses the challenges of designing 21st century learning environments following a study that revealed that Flemish schools satisfy basic requirements but are not adequate to meet the pedagogical and social challenges of the 21st century.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Belgium
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Evaluating School Facilites in Brazil

Presents preliminary results of an performance evaluation pilot study at three schools serving disadvantaged populations, with a view to testing methods which can facilitate Post Occupancy Evaluations (POEs) and then to carry out the evaluations.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Brazil
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Postoccupancy Evaluation Performed in Elementary and High Schools of Greater Sao Paulo, Brazil

Presents a study on post-occupancy evaluation (POE) in 24 elementary and high schools located in the metropolitan area of São Paulo, Brazil, which were designed and built since the mid-1940s.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Brazil
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Designing Primary Schools for the Future, ESRI Research Series 16

Draws on interviews with education stakeholders, principals, teachers and pupils as well as a review of international research in assessing how primary school buildings can be used to enhance the learning process.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Ireland
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Developing User-Participating School Design Guidelines for Improved School Facility Model Development

Describes the process of developing design guidelines with user participation in Korea by running working groups on school design involving teachers, learners and parents.
Categories: Design guidelines, Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Korea