ERIC Number: ED370731
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Education in Rural Areas.
Picot, Cynthia, Ed.
PEB Exchange: Newsletter of the Programme on Educational Building, n21 Feb 1994
This newsletter presents information concerning the building and management of educational facilities in rural areas. The Programme on Educational Building (PEB) operates within the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) (Paris, France) and consists of members from 17 countries that promote the exchange of ideas, information, and research related to aspects of educational building. Articles summarize presentations made at a seminar examining options for maintaining cost-effective infrastructures in rural areas. Topics include: (1) developing educational cooperatives in the United States to improve the quality and equity of rural education; (2) cost summary and design strategies for school construction in a remote area for Australia's Aborigines; (3) facility plans for an elementary school in rural Turkey; (4) facility plans for a school in rural Sweden; (5) plans for a higher education facility in rural Canada; (6) achieving educational equity in rural areas of Austria; and (7) an analysis of the education infrastructure in rural areas. Also included is information about the activities of the PEB and OECD, publications, upcoming conferences and seminars, management guides for school facilities, and research regarding the relationship between building condition and student achievement. A special section presents a philosophy and general principles of design in educational property management. Contains diagrams and photographs. (LP)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, International Organizations, Rural Areas, Rural Schools, School Construction
OECD Publications and Information Centre, 2001 L St. N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036-4910 ($30 annual subscription).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Programme on Educational Building.