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Un programme de modernisation des bâtiments et des installations scolaires est actuellement entrepris en Corée afin de mieux répondre aux besoins actuels d’enseignement.
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Do some forms of student (and school) assessment hinder the introduction of innovative educational practices and the development of innovation skills in education systems? This report focuses on the impact of high-stake summative assessment on innovation and argues that it is possible to...
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Both within and beyond the OECD region, governments and other stakeholders are increasingly interested in the assessments of the skills of their adult populations in order to monitor how well prepared they are for the challenges of the knowledge based society. The current paper provides an...
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Joinedupdesignforschools explores how good design can improve the quality of life in schools by listening to the voices of the clients: pupils. The programme is an initiative in the United Kingdom that joins client teams of pupils with the country’s leading design practices to provide...
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Prakash Nair of the United States proposes the list below for evaluating how a school measures up to the most important requirements of the 21<sup>st</sup> century. It addresses architects, administrators, head teachers, pupils and others responsible for or interested in the design of a new school or the...
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Higher education faces multiple problems in the new millennium, and these are especially acute in developing countries, where expansion is taking place at the same time that state financing is declining and the challenges of technology, access and the maintenance of quality loom ever larger. The...
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Sierra University was designed to promote the development of the mountain communities in the State of Sonora, Mexico. The university offers high school graduates an opportunity to pursue their studies in their home region, in order to stimulate economic development and contribute to social...
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This article briefly describes users’ experiences of two “green” education buildings. It goes on to conclude that stakeholders’ negotiation of building performance is necessary to minimise environmental impact, just as it is necessary to achieve other aspects of building performance.
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The Italian government and regions are preparing to approve new legislation in the field of educational building. The main topics being discussed and analysed are: quality; technological innovation; multi-functionality; resources.
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School Works, a not-for-profit company in the United Kingdom, has developed a secondary school design process which enables communities to create unique school buildings that cater for their own particular needs. At the heart of this process is the basic principle that it is the people who work...
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