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Theoretical approach on green school environment : a better learning place for children

Ibrahim, Nuraihan and Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Bachok, Syahriah (2012) Theoretical approach on green school environment : a better learning place for children. In: UMRAN 2012, 3 May 2012 , Gombak, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Educational facility is one of the important elements in comprehensive development planning process. Therefore, planning of such facility should promote the sustainable development. Based on Williams (2000), the function of development is to improve well-being of people. For example, it helps is raising living standards and improving education, health, and equality of opportunity that are essential components of economic development. A safe, clean, and well-maintained school with a positive psycho-social climate and culture can foster school connectedness, which in turn boosts children’s educational achievement. School planning and development could become another element of the sustainable indicator for better learning environment of the children.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3833/26597
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT101 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr Mariana Mohamed Osman
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2012 05:56
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2013 05:20
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/26597

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