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- 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 2011; US$ 23.99
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...
- R&L Education 2013; US$ 44.99
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...
- 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...
- Springer 2005; US$ 129.00
In a global economy, the importance of education is now widely recognized. Furthermore, in the wake of international assessment studies, schools and kindergartens have become a focus of great public interest. As a new generation of educational environments are designed and built, this "Design Manual" illustrates the most up-to-date educational... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 42.00
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 from planning and cost-effectiveness of buildings to their impact on the performance of the educational system... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 31.00
Carries readers into Chinese and American elementary and high school classrooms, and highlights the big differences between schooling in China and the United States. Nancy Pine reveals how these two countries need to extract themselves from outmoded practice and learn from each other's strengths. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 115.95
This is the standard design guide on schools architecture, providing vital information on school architecture. Mark Dudek views school building design as a particularly specialised field encompassing ever changing educational theories, the subtle spatial and psychological requirements of growing children and practical issues that are unique to these... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
The time is ripe for interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to school design. Whatever the current funding limitations, we still need to think about how we design, organise and use space in schools for learning and teaching. This edited book ensures that we don?t start from ground zero in terms of good design. Including chapters from researchers... 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...