CELE Exchange, Centre for Effective Learning Environments

ISSN :
2072-7925 (online)
DOI :
10.1787/20727925
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CELE Exchange, formerly PEB Exchange, is the journal of the OECD Centre for Effective Learning Environments (CELE). It addresses issues related to providing a quality educational infrastructure in a cost-effective way. Innovative and environmentally sustainable design, asset management, school safety, and campus development are some of the themes covered.

CELE Exchange informs its readers – educators, policy makers, architects, managers and others concerned with schools and universities – of international events, recent publications and research, member countries' experiences and OECD activities promoting the efficient planning and management of educational facilities.

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Author(s):
Kathleen Moore1
Author Affiliations
  • 1: California Department of Education, United States

Publication Date
01 Sep 2011
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No:
2011/07
Pages
6
DOI
10.1787/5kg5c8c30mkk-en

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This article provides an overview of the "Schools of the Future" initiative introduced in California in January 2011 by the newly elected State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson. Its objective is to focus on the reform of the state school facility programme and to design highperforming, "greener" schools.
Keywords:
sustainability, infrastructure, energy efficiency, high performance, investment