Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Strategic investment (312)

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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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Guidelines and Standards

Presents Alberta Infrastructure's technical standards and guidelines for design, construction and upgrades to school facilities.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Cost management and estimations, Design guidelines, Construction and cost management
Country: Canada
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School Facility Audits

Presents a Facility Evaluation Report, prepared by Alberta Infrastructure, for premises owned or supported by the Province to support maintenance planning activities in these premises.
Categories: Condition assessment
Country: Canada
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School Capital Manual

Includes policies, procedures, guidelines, and references for funding and planning capital projects. It was previously School Infrastructure Manual.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Canada
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P3 Value for Money Assessment and Project Report Alberta Schools Alternative Procurement (ASAP) Project Phase 1

Presents a P3 is and explains why it may be used. Provides a value for money assessment of the P3 for 18 new schools (ASAP 1), and a project report.
Categories: Procurement
Country: Canada
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P3 Value for Money Assessment and Project Report Alberta Schools Alternative Procurement (ASAP) Project Phase 2

Presents a P3 is and explains why it may be used. Provides a value for money assessment of the P3 for 10 new schools (ASAP 2), and a project report.
Categories: Procurement
Country: Canada
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Construction Management

Provides a guide to owner's using the "Construction Management" Project Delivery System on Alberta Infrastructure funded building projects.
Categories: Procurement, Construction and cost management
Country: Canada
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Guidelines for Calculation of Fees for Cost Consultant Services

Provides fee guidelines for complex construction projects (e.g. full service hospitals, correctional centres, laboratories).
Categories: Cost management and estimations
Country: Canada
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Design and Construction Standards and Guidelines for School Facilities

Provides assistance for the current decision making process followed by School Boards within Alberta, with respect to the design and construction of school facilities.
Categories: Design guidelines
Country: Canada
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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