ERIC Number: ED472740
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Schools for the Future: Designs for Learning Communities. Building Bulletin.
Department for Education and Skills, London (England).
This bulletin provides guidance on school building design in Britain for the 21st century, including issues such as increased use of information and communication technology, opening up the school to the wider community, more flexible learning patterns, inclusion of special educational needs pupils in mainstream schools, sustainability, and design quality. Part 1, "Key Issues for the 21st Century School," looks in detail at the changes in education and government priorities. Part 2, "Design Issues for Schools," examines the design implications of these developments, while part 3, "The Building Process," considers how to achieve design quality and value for the money in the building process. Descriptive examples and photographs are scattered throughout the text. (Appendices include checklists on community use, inclusion, and security, and discussion of information and communication technology considerations. Contains 41 publication references and 26 organizational resources.) (EV)
Descriptors: Building Innovation, Design Preferences, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Inclusive Schools, Information Technology, School Buildings
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department for Education and Skills, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)