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The City of Zurich has revised its guidelines for designing school buildings, both new and old. The authors explain what makes up a good school building and provide a set of design recommendations.
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In March 2007, the Portuguese government announced an ambitious plan to modernise secondary schools by improving the quality and usefulness of its teaching and learning facilities, while putting schools back into the centre of the community of which they are an integral part.
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In 2007, the author examined existing academic libraries in the United States to determine best practices for the design, implementation and service of learning commons facilities.
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Scotland’s Building Excellence programme is exploring the implications of curriculum reform for school building design. It includes events which bring together teachers, designers, school managers and local authorities.
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La educación desempeña un papel fundamental que determina cómo se vivirá en la edad adulta, ya que un mayor nivel de educación significa ingresos más altos, una mejor salud y una vida más larga. En el mismo tenor, el fracaso educativo tiene altos costes financieros y sociales a largo plazo. Las personas sin las aptitudes para participar social y económicamente generan costos más altos para el sistema sanitario, el apoyo al ingreso, el
An international PEB conference entitled “Inclusion and Integration through Innovation: The Role of 21st Century Learning Environments in Promoting Social Participation and Access to Education for Learners with Special Needs” in Auckland, New Zealand, on 17-20 August 2008.
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Education plays a key role in determining how you spend your adult life – a higher level of education means higher earnings, better health, and a longer life. By the same token, the long-term social and financial costs of educational failure are high. Those without the skills to participate socially and economically generate higher costs for health, income support, child welfare and social security systems.So a fair and inclusive
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This paper gives an update of the Country Background Report of the United Kingdom that was prepared in the framework of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education
Ministers from OECD countries met for an informal discussion on evaluating the outcomes of higher education.
Speech of Deputy Secretary-General Aart de Geus at the launch of the OECD Thematic Review on Migrant Education