Presentations made at the international seminar organised by PEB and the U.K. Department for Education and Skills, on 26-28 May 2004, in London.
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Articles: Creating 21st century lLearning environments; School property funding in New Zealand; Crime prevention through environmental design; Post occupancy evaluation in Scotland; School facility projects in Latin America.
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PEB Exchange (en español) no. 53 - Octubre 2004 La revista de la OCDE para la construcción y el equipamiento de la educación<
Earthquake-prone communities need earthquake-resistant schools. In 2002, a primary school in San Giuliano, Italy, collapsed killing 29 children and one teacher. In May 2003, a medium-sized earthquake in the city of Bingöl, Turkey, caused the collapse of three new schools and a dormitory, killing many children as they slept. All too frequently, earthquakes cause the collapse of school buildings and the injury and death of staff and
School children in many countries face unacceptable risks due to the faulty design and construction of school buildings. This conference was held to discuss recommendations for improving earthquake safety in schools.
View reports from this meeting, including final recommendations.
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Articles: Evaluating Montbrillant lower secondary school in Switzerland; Science and technology facilities; Low energy schools in Ireland; Australia's first Public Private Partnership school project; The United Kingdom's part-privately funded Business Academy Bexley; Portugal promotes art and school heritage.
Articles in CELE Exchange/PEB Exchange, reports
This publication not only raises the question of protecting schools physically, it underscores the need to introduce natural disaster response training and education.
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PEB Exchange (en español) no. 51 - Febrero 2004 La revista de la OCDE para la construcción y el equipamiento de la educación