Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Strategic investment (312)

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Current School Building Standards.

Provides a matrix with school building standards and their characteristics in provinces of Canada.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Canada
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Flexible and Alternative Approaches to Providing School Infrastructure in Alberta, Canada

Explores alternative ways to secure funding for school infrastructure that meet 21st century educational needs.
Categories: Procurement
Country: Canada
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Rapa Nui Educational Village Master Plan

Presents the Educational Village Master plan, which contains 6 sectors: scientific and technological development, cultural development, creative development, physical development, spiritual development, and Rapa Nui art works. Each of the sector projects is identified with objectives, description, expected products, technical/educational requirements, space and equipment requirements, operational requirements and costs.
Categories: Strategic planning
Country: Chile
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Making Visionary Design Work at Policy Level and in Practice

Focuses on the school building process and raises the following questions: What sort of challenges will we meet in the future? Will a culture of planning be sufficient to foster the emergence of modern and tailor-made learning environments?
Categories: Design guidelines
Country: Germany
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Bioclimatic Design for the Construction of School Buildings

Presents an outline of requirements, materials specifications and principles of bioclimatic design for the construction of school buildings for all levels of education. Includes minimum schedule of accommodation and other necessary information needed for the design studies of school buildings, with infrastructure and facilities that meet contemporary functional, environmental and aesthetic requirements.
Categories: Design guidelines
Country: Greece
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The New Education Policy and the Role of Local Government. The Role of School Buildings Organisation S.A.

Describes the required procedures- from land ex-appropriation to construction management - for implementing school building projects in accordance with applicable law
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Greece
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Social Infrastructure Operational Programme

Presents design guidelines and standards introduced by the Government in December 2007 for kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, multifunctional educational institutions, SEN institutions and student hostels in Hungary.
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards, Design guidelines
Country: Hungary
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Reaching the Unreached through Participatory Panning: School mapping in Lok Jumbish, India

Describes the school mapping approach in Lok Jumbish by explaining the objectives, methodology and the process of the study (including community participation phases) and by discussing its conclusions.
Categories: Strategic planning
Country: India
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Primary Education for all in the City of Mumbai, India: The Challenge Set by Local Actors

Sets out the context of primary education in the city of Mumbai in general. Stresses issues related to enrolment, drop-out, out-of-school children and literacy rates critically. Differentiates the types of schools based on their management category (public, private, municipal, government etc.), and mediums of instruction (language of education offered). Discusses accessibility, shift-system of the schools and financial and decision making mechanism for education budget. Assesses some schools' sanitation, drinking water, lighting, ventilation, etc. facilities.
Categories: Strategic planning
Country: India
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Major Projects School Building Work Programme 2013

Provides details, regularly updated, on all major projects which make up the School Building Work Programme for 2013, from projects at the at each stage of architectural planning, tender and construction.
Categories: Strategic planning
Country: Ireland