£23 billion was provided by the DFE between 2016 and 2021 for schools to create new buildings, improve their spaces and rebuild buildings in the worst condition. This infographic gives an overview of the current issues facing the education estate as well as suggestions on how schools can increase their funds.
LocatED find, buy, and manage sites for new schools whilst working with commercial developers to repurpose surplus land. Lara Newman presented the work of LocatED, sharing the benefits of repurposing surplus land through presenting the recent development projects of LocatED.
Nottingham University has one of the largest estates in the education sector and effective management of the institution requires careful planning, Linda Goodacre discussed the strategy of the university, outlining their priorities, as well as offering tips for the planning of future funding opportunities.
The UK Government has a target to achieve at least 50% reduction in carbon emissions across the public sector estate by 2032. Christine St John Cox and Stuart Burrows offered insights into the decarbonisation of the public sector estate and how this mission aligns with new forms of estate management.