Designing for Education

Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities 2011

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Designing for Education: Compendium of Exemplary Educational Facilities 2011 showcases over 60 recently built or refurbished educational facilities from 28 countries. Collectively, these projects demonstrate state-of-the-art design in this field and each one is lavishly illustrated with colour photos, plans and descriptions.

The individual chapters – which are in higher resolution format – are available on the OECD iLibrary.



Learning environments for the 21st century

Centre for Effective Learning Environments

What are the options for new learning environments beyond the traditional classroom? This chapter explores the evolution of the classroom over the last 350 years. It recounts attempts and failures to challenge norms and pleads in favour of infrastructure which will enable tomorrow’s learning environments to develop over time.


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