Education is a fundamental social right embedded in the Council of Europe’s principles, bringing significant benefits to society. An educated and skilled workforce is essential for a country’s competitiveness, particularly in today’s knowledge economy.
School Design and Learning Environments in the City of Espoo, FinlandMain findings and recommendations resulting from a review of education infrastructure investments in the city of Espoo, Finland, carried out by the CEB’s Technical Assessment & Monitoring Directorate. Published: December 2018 Download
Technical brief - Investing in Effective Learning Environments - May 2018Links between the characteristics of the spatial design and learning outcomes, adaptation of the physical environment to the demands of new competencies and pedagogies, and impact of design on construction and operating costs Published: May 2018 Download
Architectural Design Guidelines For Early Childhood EducationA tool for education officials, architects and engineers involved in the design and construction of education facilities to imagine new learning environments for young children. Download a sample of the guidelines. Published: March 2018 Download
Educational inequality in EuropeTackling inequalities in Europe: the role of social investment Published: February 2018 Download
Investing for inclusive citiesCEB's unique mandate makes it a natural partner for inclusive cities seeking to diversify their financing Published: October 2017 Download
Info 03/2017Education for a new age Published: October 2017 Download
Investing in Public Infrastructure in EuropePublished: March 2017 Download