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Describing primary schools in a small city in Portugal is an opportunity for an overall look at the evolution of schools in general as special public buildings. A look at four of the six primary schools in the city of Caldas da Rainha shows how these public buildings have evolved, what they represent to the community, and how their architecture has corresponded to changing concepts in education and demands for flexibility over the
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The design of a flexible school for early childhood eduction in Milan, Italy, takes into account children’s development and the different ways they experience space according to their age.
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L’école de Booker Park est un nouveau complexe accueillant des enfants de niveaux pré-primaire et primaire qui présentent des difficultés de comportement et d’apprentissage.
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Booker Park School is a new complex for pre-primary children and primary pupils with a range of behavioural and learning difficulties. To respond to the pupils’ varied needs, the school facilities offer a high degree of flexibility and a quality environment for learning.
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The OECD Policy Review of Vocational Education (VET) - Country reports: Sweden
This international conference examined how buildings should respond to continous change in higher education to meet the needs of developing styles of learning, research, innovation and knowledge transfer.
Earthquake risks for schools and how best to counter them have been a subject of study and international co-operation at OECD for some years.
Higher education institutions (HEIs) in England will benefit from a new fund to provide repayable grants for projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
This book provides an internationally comparable set of indicators on educational provision for students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages (DDD). It highlights the number of students involved, where they are educated and in what phases of education.
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Articles: Modernising Portugal’s Secondary Schools; New Zealand: Modernising Schools in a Decentralised Environment; Changing School Architecture in Zurich; US Academic Libraries: Today’s Learning Commons Model; Implications of Curriculum Reform for School Buildings in Scotland; Evaluating School Facilities in Brazil.