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Education Buildings Ireland 25 - 26 March at University College Dublin
The Education Buildings Ireland 2020 conference will be the first of its kind in Ireland. Members are more than welcome to attend the exhibition and conference held in University College Dublin from 25 - 26 March.
The two-day conference provides a very important networking opportunity for all stakeholders involved in planning and delivery of education infrastructure. Representatives from Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales will be in attendance. The speakers are all leaders in their respective areas, and will provide invaluable insights for all those involved in the design, build, maintenance, management, and performance of education buildings. Register here.
There will also be an awards dinner ‘Celebrating Excellence & Achievement in Irish Education’ taking place on Wednesday 25 March at the Radisson Blu St. Helen’s Hotel. The awards will be split into seven categories and members are invited to enter. All categories are free to enter and the deadline for entries is Friday 7 February. Important to note that the qualifying period for entries is 1 January 2018 - 31 December 2019. For more information on the Awards Dinner, visit here.
Inspiring Learning Spaces
This award recognises innovation in the creation of inspiring spaces that help to promote different and new ways of learning/teaching and that can be easily replicated across the education estate. To enter, visit here.
This award recognises a learning establishment which has undertaken a building project that significantly improves the experience of pupils/students. To enter, visit here.
Innovation in Delivering Value in Design
This award recognises innovation that has helped contribute to value in the design of learning spaces. What is meant by value? Monetary or a better experience or something else? To enter, visit here.
Project of the Year – Primary Education & Post Primary Education
This award recognises the project team that has successfully delivered either a primary education or post primary education school new build or refurbishment. Entries must clearly state who the client was, the architect(s) and contractor(s) involved and the wider project team. To enter, visit here.
Project of the Year – Further Education and Training & Higher Education
This award recognises the project team that has successfully delivered either a further education and training or higher education new build or refurbishment. Entries must clearly state who the client was, the architect(s) and contractor(s) involved and the wider project team. To enter, visit here.
Innovation in Teaching & Learning
This award recognises an educational institution (primary education, post primary education school, further education and training or higher education) that has used its building asset in a way that delivers a different and innovative way of teaching and learning. Please explain how the innovation has made a positive impact. To enter, visit here.
Innovation in Delivering a Sustainable Education Facility
This award recognises innovation that has helped to deliver a sustainable education facility that promotes sustainable practises and behaviours by all users. This could be in relation to a new build facility or an adaptation. To enter, visit here.