Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Funding guidelines for schools (4)

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National Building Economic Stimulus Plan: Building the Education Revolution Guidelines

Presents the Building the Education Revolution (BER) program, which has funding of $16.2 billion over four years to provide new facilities and refurbishments in Australian schools. The Guidelines sets out arrangements for the administration and delivery of BER.
Categories: Funding guidelines for schools
Country: Australia
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Funding Manual for School Authorities

Assists school jurisdictions, charter schools, accredited funded private schools and private ECS operators to access and understand Alberta education funding. The Manual provides details on the funding available for the 2011/-12 school year, including applicable formulas, rates, criteria and reporting requirements.
Categories: Funding guidelines for schools
Country: Canada
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Building & Renovating Schools

Provides guidance to building and renovating schools that covers every step of the process – from initial planning, needs assessment and design, right through moving into the new facility. An essential resource for anyone concerned with new school construction or renovation, including architects and engineers, facility managers, school administrators, building committees, community leaders, and anyone else who wants to ensure that the project meets the schools’ needs in a cost-effective, timely manner.
Categories: Funding guidelines for schools, Design guidelines
Country: United States
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South African Schools Act 84 of 1996. National Minimum Uniform Norms and Standards for School Infrastructure

The norms and standards presented in this document are underpinned by the above referred National Policy for Equitable Provision of an Enabling School Physical Teaching and Learning Environment. The policy comprises 6 strategic and 2 operational policy statements. The first of the 6 strategic policy statements calls for the development of norms and standards for equitable provision of an enabling physical teaching and learning environment as an urgent priority. The national policy further states that national norms and standards would be developed during 2008, fully adopted by the end of 2009, and implemented by 2010. Thus, this document serves as the first step towards the operationalization of the national policy. As national instruments, these norms and standards will apply to ALL public ordinary schools (excluding hostels) that operate in South Africa, regardless of the ownership.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Funding guidelines for schools, Design guidelines
Country: South Africa