This is a guest post by Dr Pamela Woolner, Senior Lecturer in Education at Newcastle University. Pam has been researching … More
Category: Schools & Economics
Posts and Interviews about the relationship between economics, schools and architecture
Shopping for Schools 2 – Schools Advertising
Catch a bus or a train and you’re now likely to see advertisements for state-funded schools. That’s odd.
Futures for English School Design
The following is a list of things we learned during the Education Estates conference, held in Manchester on 10-11th November … More
Why are people so fixated on area in schools and not on cost?
I returned home from the Education Estates* conference in Manchester earlier this week with one question lodged firmly in my head: … More
Shopping for Schools – Should Architects Help?
This worries me: As schools behave more like private businesses they will be in competition with one another to attract … More
Can Economics explain why we don’t know what schools users think of their schools?
Recently I’ve been learning about Post-Occupancy Evaluation, mostly from the tons of great resources at the Usable Buildings Trust. It’s … More
Are you in the right home, near the right school? Are you sure?
A video popped up on Facebook: Almost 2 years into a PhD studying a school and I’m less and less … More