Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE)

Designing for Education: Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities 2011


Bookmark this page: www.oecd.org/edu/facilities/compendium





On 29 September 2011 we CELE-brated the official launch of the publication
at OECD's Paris Headquarters.  Watch the archived webcast!

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Check out CELE's Facility of the Week

See the BBC slideshow "Knowledge economy: Global best school buildings





Designing for Education: Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities 2011 covers all levels of education and addresses how the design, use and management of buildings and grounds contribute to the quality of education. Click here for a sneak preview of the publication!


It showcases 60 educational facilities (out of a total of 166 submissions) from 28 countries. Each illustrates excellence in one or more of the following areas: innovation in design, fitness for purpose, sustainability and safety. 


The facilities selected are lavishly illustrated in the publication with full colour photographs and plans.


** NEW: The Introduction and Part 1 (chapters 1-4) of Designing for Education is now available in Korean!

This video presents the 6 top school and university facilities in the publication.



See here to learn about the selection process and Click here to see the jury's selection!