This book is a compilation devoted to high quality school and university buildings from 21 countries. Full-colour photographs and plans illustrate the 55 educational facilities selected by an international jury in recognition of their forward-loo...
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Articles: Learning through Landscapes; School Design and Management: Three Examples from France; Towards a Learning Society: LETA 2000 - Feature; The Multifunctional Digital Centre: A Concept for Developing Countries in the Electronic Age; Schools for the 21st Century: Are You Ready?; The Role of Principals in Environmental School Development; Learning and the Physical Environment: The Nordic Network for the Development of Tomorrow's
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Articles: City Learning Centres for the 21st Century (United Kingdom); School Premises and Violence; Invention, Maintenance and Renewal of Urban Educational Facilities; New Technology and Education in Finland; The Science Resource Area in the State-of-the-Art High School (USA).
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Articles: New York's School for the Physical City: Architectural Design Concerns; The Library of the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium; The Changing Infrastructure of Tertiary Education - Feature; Debate: Wired Versus Wireless; Book Review: Raising Standards: Opening Doors produced by the DfEE, United Kingdom
The appraisal of the substantial investments which are made in educational facilities remains a largely unexplored field of research. Is it possible to develop reliable and effective criteria for evaluation, given the wide range of parameters fro...
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Articles: Providing for Disabled Students: University of Grenoble, France; Designing Schools for the Information Society: Libraries and Resource Centres; Turkey's Basic Education Programme; Improving the Performance of the Higher Education Estate: UK Research; Useful Web Sites for Tertiary Education; Book Reviews: Violence ordinaire by Michel Vuille and Dominique Gros, and NSTA Guide to School Science Facilities by James T. Biehle,
Available reports from this symposium include strategies for managing educational facilities.
Available presentations from this conference cover a variety of themes about the changing infrastructure of tertiary education.
Universities and other tertiary institutions maintain buildings, sites and communications infrastructure worth many millions of dollars. A more strategic approach to asset management is essential for success in a new environment, where tertiary e...
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Articles: Editorial - Evaluating Educational Facilities; Award-Winning Use of Glass at the University of Nantes, France; The School 2001 Project in Pendao, Portugal; Austria's Training Firms; School Libraries in the Information Society - Feature; An Update on Asset Management Plans in the United Kingdom; Energy Performance Contracts for the Quebec School System; Space Utilisation at the University of Sydney, Australia