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This document provides guidelines for schools regarding earthquake safety
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Articles: Norway’s day-care initiative: a municipal approach; School closures and community revitalisation: the case of Óbidos, Portugal
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Rural communities in many countries are faced with the need to restructure their school networks and close some smaller facilities. Óbidos, a town in western Portugal, provides a case study of how to meet these challenges by creating new school complexes that offer improved educational opportunities to the teaching staff, students and local people.
Designing for Education: Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities 2011 showcases over 60 recently built or refurbished educational facilities from 28 countries.
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In some countries today, standardised design is presented as a cost-effective solution, which reduces design and construction costs while producing a range of tried and- tested educational environments that support teaching and learning. Could this be a model for the future? &
This journal addresses issues related to providing a quality educational infrastructure in a cost-effective way. Published in English, French and Spanish.
As fundamental technological and demographic challenges re-shape our economies, the quality of teaching, which is the biggest in-school influence on student learning, is the yardstick for long-term growth, said OECD Secretary-General.
Education ministers met at the OECD on 4-5 November 2010. They focused on how to foster human and social capital for the benefit of their post-crisis economies and societies.
OECD-CELE is preparing an exceptional publication: the Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities. Sixty projects from 28 countries will be included in it; among these, there are six particularly remarkable ones and one overall outstanding design. Read on..
This page gives details of how to join the OECD Centre for Effective Learning Envinroments, including who is eligible to join.