ERIC Number: ED445490
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan-1
Planning Guidelines for Primary Schools, Issue 1.
Department of Education and Science, Tullamore (Ireland). Planning and Building Unit.
This planning guide, reflecting recent changes in the educational system in Ireland, offers guidelines for designing primary schools that need to provide additional space for the growing range of teaching and support services. It addresses increased sizes of general purpose rooms, extra floor area provision for classroom storage, administration, etc. in addition to space provisions for special tuition, home school liaison, resource teaching, and speech and language, including facilities for information technology. Concluding sections address the boiler house, circulation and social space, hardplay areas, ballcourt and pitches, car parking and set-down/pick-up areas, and site area and boundaries. (GR)
Descriptors: Classrooms, Educational Facilities Design, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Public Schools, Space Utilization
For full text: http://www.oecd.org//els/pdfs/PEB/planningissue.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Education and Science, Tullamore (Ireland). Planning and Building Unit.
Identifiers - Location: Ireland