The basic unit of school is Classroom. The Classroom apart from satisfying the minimum requirement of space, fittings and furniture, shall be designed to meet the adequate functional and environmental requirements.
Digital Classrooms have been creating a revolution in the educational sector.
Embedded with modern day technologies, such interactive classrooms offer a friendly
environment to the students where they may clear all their concepts while having
The role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), in the education
sector plays an important role, especially in the process of empowering the technology
into the educational activities. Education sector can be the most effective sector to
anticipate and eliminate the negative impact of ICT. Technology in another side can be
the most effective way to increase the student’s knowledge.
It is imperative for schools to have the latest and high quality science lab
supplies these days. Science is different from any other subject. In order to understand
its concepts, one has to look beyond the books and conventional classroom teaching.
Effective teaching and learning of science involves seeing, handling, and manipulating
real objects and materials. The knowledge that kids attain in classrooms would be
ineffectual unless they actually observe the process and understand the relationship
between action and reaction.
An adequate supply of drinking water must be provided for all the Students in
the School. The water must be readily accessible and a sufficient number of cups must
be provided unless the source is a drinking fountain and the schools must provide
suitable drinking water facilities with Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant with 250 LPH
Toilets must be provided for Students which are readily accessible, adequately
lit and ventilated and kept in a clean condition. Separate facilities must be provided
for Boys and Girls with a door capable of being secured from inside.
School buildings, classrooms, playgrounds, libraries, toilets, drinking water
facility; Science Lab, Art Craft room etc., are the most important aspect of school
infrastructure. Spacious and refurbished buildings and well – ventilated classrooms are
must in schools. Properly planned school infrastructure is key factor in effective
teaching and learning.
The provision of Water, Sanitation and hygiene facilities in school secures a healthy
school environment. Girls are particularly vulnerable to dropping out of school,
particularly because of students are not continuing their education where toilets and
washing facilities are not available. The Government of India has launched the Swachh
Vidyalaya Initiative in collaboration with Public Sector Undertakings and Private
Corporate for provision of separate toilets for Girls and Boys.
Green School Buildings create an environment where students and teachers are more comfortable, less prone to illness and more focused on teaching and learning. The quality of school facilities is often overlooked as a major factor in students’ Scholastic performance. However, school buildings are not only the setting for learning they can also help or hinder the learning process.