- ISSN :
- 1993-9019 (online)
- DOI :
This series is designed to make available to a wider readership selected studies drawing on the work of the OECD Directorate for Education. Authorship is usually collective, but principal writers are named. The papers are generally available only in their original language (English or French) with a short summary available in the other.
Understanding School Building Policy and Practice in Belgium's Flemish Community
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- Geert Leemans1, Hannah von Ahlefeld2
- Author Affiliations
- 1: Flemish Agency for Infrastructure in Education, Belgium
- 2: OECD, France
- 14 May 2013
- Bibliographic information
This paper describes a conceptual framework that can be used to interpret the general policy issues driving the design, construction, maintenance and evaluation of school buildings in Belgium’s Flemish Community. Within the context of this framework, eight policy challenges relating to the provision of school buildings in Flanders are presented, providing lessons for all national or regional authorities with an interest in governance thinking about school construction issues.