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Sustainability Innovation in United Kingdom Schools

Wayne Head and Richard Buckingham

No 2009/10, CELE Exchange, Centre for Effective Learning Environments from OECD Publishing

Abstract: This article recommends approaches to take in designing sustainable educational environments. The authors present recent examples of UK school buildings that reduce carbon emissions and capitalise on renewable energy sources, and predict how schools will respond to energy needs in the future. Durabilité et innovation dans les écoles du Royaume-Uni Cet article émet des recommandations sur les approches à adopter en vue de la conception d’environnements pédagogiques durables. Les auteurs présentent des exemples récents de bâtiments scolaires britanniques qui réduisent leurs émissions de carbone et capitalisent sur les sources d’énergie renouvelables, et prédisent la manière dont les écoles répondront à leurs besoins énergétiques dans le futur.

Keywords: educational buildings; learning environment; school infrastructure; sustainable development; United Kingdom (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2009-11-01
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