These are articles which appeared in the journal of the OECD Programme on Educational Building (PEB) between 1998 and 2008. In 2009, “PEB Exchange” changed its name to “CELE Exchange”.
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The Learning Environments Evaluation Programme (LEEP) seeks to broaden and re-focus the work of the OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE) by examining the relationship between a range of policy levers that shape the learning environment and educational and other outcomes.
Articles in "CELE Exchange", "PEB Exchange", books and reports, book reviews and more.
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In presenting this case study of an innovative school building in Scotland, the author describes its unique design features, conveys the viewpoints of the users, client and design team, and reveals the lessons learned.
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Šoštanj Primary School offers a learning process which can enrich traditional forms of schooling. It demonstrates how a school, including its infrastructure, can influence family life and the environment, creating new social patterns and a local identity.
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Hungary’s Belvárosi Tanoda Secondary School offers an informal, flexible environment and alternative teaching methods for students who have had problems in other schools.
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Open plan schools have been largely contested in Portugal. Recently however the Escola da Ponte, one of the open plan schools that has survived, was recognised as one of the country’s most innovative educational facilities.
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The OECD is carrying out projects that can help in the planning and design of future educational facilities – exploring trends in education and studying innovative learning environments.
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Articles: Special Primary School Complex in the United Kingdom: Booker Park; A Flexible School for Early Childhood Education in Italy; Primary School Architecture in Portugal: A Case Study; Sustainable Education Campus in Spain: Nature and Architecture for Training.
Links to organisations, online journals and other sites related to school buildings and the environment, instruction, safety and using buildings efficiently.