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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 67.00
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. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 63.00
The third PEB Compendium features educational institutions from 20 countries selected by an international jury for their exemplary facilities. This work addresses how the design, use and management of physical infrastructure can contribute to the quality of education. With full-colour photographs, plans and descriptions, the Compendium focuses... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
The articles of this e-book present theoretical considerations, empirical findings and practical experiences from the Lüneberg Sustainable University research and development project. This draws attention to the fact that integrating sustainability into higher education institutions needs theoretical reflection as well as to show that sustainability... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 44.99
Schularchitekturen markieren material die Grenzen des schulischen Bildungsraums. Gleichzeitig geraten diese Territorialisierungen infolge des globalisierten Bildungsanspruchs, des Bedeutungszuwachses von Alltagsbildung und des medienkulturellen Wandels zunehmend unter Druck. Vor diesem Hintergrund werden schulbaulicher Wandel und aktuell konzeptionelle... more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 27.99
Urban Schools: Crisis and Revolution describes America's inner-city public schools and the failure of most to provide even a minimally adequate education for their students. With numerous examples, James Deneen and Carm Catanese argue that these failures are preventable. more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 63.00
Designing for Education: Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities 2011 showcases over 60 recently built or refurbished educational facilities from 28 countries. Collectively, these projects demonstrate state-of-the-art design in this field and each one is lavishly illustrated with colour photos, plans and descriptions. The individual chapters... more...
- R&L Education 2013; US$ 52.99
Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know is a book about planning and the responsibilities educators have in the process of planning for educational facilities. The book covers every aspect of planning that needs to be done to complete any capital improvement project from the assessment of need to the evaluation of the product... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 25.47
Die Gestaltung von Freiräumen auf dem Schulgelände und im Schulgebäude ist keinesfalls als Randproblem der Ganztagsschulentwicklung zu betrachten. Vielmehr spielen Freiräume in Schulen eine extrem wichtige Rolle in Entwicklungsprozessen der Heranwachsenden und leisten damit auch einen wesentlichen Beitrag zur qualitativen (Weiter-)Entwicklung von... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 68.95
Management of premises can seem like the most complex and onerous of all tasks facing FE / HE college principals. In fact, the resposibility offers a whole host of challenges and opportunities. This text gives practical guidance to management staff on how to avoid the pitfalls and make the most of opportunities, including: rationalising sites; developing... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00
In many OECD countries, tertiary education systems have experienced rapid growth over the last decade. With tertiary education increasingly seen as a fundamental pillar for economic growth, these systems must now address the pressures of a globalising economy and labour market. Within governance frameworks that encourage institutions, individually... more...