In 2006, the OECD/PEB Governing Board agreed to form a Working Group on Evaluating Quality on Educational Facilities to advance this work.
CELE Exchange, la revista del Centro de la OCDE para Ambientes Pedagógicos Eficaces
This U.K. summit explored trends in teaching and learning and how these are supported by the design of learning environments. Themes included sustainability, ICT, community usage, small schools and refurbishment. The PEB Compendium was launched.
A selection of presentations made at this international PEB seminar are now available.
School buildings have a crucial contribution to make to raising educational achievement. Designing high performance school buildings for the 21st century for all children is a shared concern amongst OECD countries. Innovative research seeks architectural answers that make efficient use of the resources invested in building, renovating and running schools. Changes in the design of those buildings must serve the educational process and
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Articles: Evaluating quality in educational facilities; The Mawson Centre in Australia - access for all to education services; Ireland's refurbished St. John's Central College; Progress on evaluating school buildings in Scotland.
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Articles: Structures for learning in New Zealand; The University of Salamanca’s new campus; School grounds in Austria; An urban renewal school project in Italy; Planning, designing and managing higher education institutions.
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PEB Exchange, la revista de la OCDE para la construcción y el equipamiento de la educación
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PEB Exchange - Spanish, no. 55, June 2005
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"Making Space: Architecture and Design for Young Children", international conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, 8-9 December 2005, organised by Children in Scotland with the support of PEB, the Scottish Executive, The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland and Children in Europe.