Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments

Strategic investment (312)

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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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NZ Post Occupancy Evaluation Tool Box

The Modern Learning Environment Tool now forms part of New Zealand schools' 10YPP process.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: New Zealand
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Best Practice in School Design

Reports the results of a survey of what trustees, principals, teachers and students think is important in school design. This report details findings from research conducted on behalf of the Ministry's Property Management Group to understand the factors that influence learning outcomes in classroom and learning environments in New Zealand.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: New Zealand
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The New Zealand School Property Strategy 2011-2021

Sets the vision for school property as Safe and Inspiring Learning Environments, highlighting what needs to be done differently to improve both the performance of individual school environments and the state school property portfolio. Presents the profile and history of the school property portfolio in New Zealand, and the goals and vision of school property in the future: to be fit for purpose, well-managed and high-performing.
Categories: Strategic planning, Investment guidelines and policy, Condition assessment
Country: New Zealand
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The Impact of School Design on Academic Achievement in the Palestinian Territories: An Empirical Study

Outlines a research project aiming to show whether more attractive and site-specific designs have a positive effect on learning.
Categories: Evaluation and assessment of design quality and learning outcomes
Country: Palestinian Authority
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Modernising Secondary School Buildings in Portugal (OECD CELE Review)

Evaluates the elements and outcomes of the School Building Modernisation Programme (SMP) in Portugal, a major programme to rehabilitate the secondary schools in Portugal. Provides the national context with a description of the main characteristics of the Portuguese education system, and a summary with key features of the SMP; analysis of the strengths of the programme together with the challenges and problems it faces; and conclusions and recommendations from the analysis.
Categories: Investment guidelines and policy
Country: Portugal
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Submission on Norms and Standards for Professional School Infrastructure

Presents design templates and characteristics for professional schools educational and non-educational spaces
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Portugal
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Submission on Norms and Standards for 1st Cycle School Infrastructure

Provides technical references for construction/extension/renewal of 1st cycle school equipments according to the "school centre" model
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Portugal
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Submission on Norms and Standards for Pre-School Infrastructure

Presents technical requirements for pre-school facilities
Categories: Legislation and regulations and standards
Country: Portugal