Facing up to the challenges
Across the spectrum of education provision there are always challenges to face. Fortunately there are many innovative solutions to the changing needs of students and staff. In this issue of Education Bulletin we look at some of the answers, from meeting primary school capacity needs to attracting foreign students to our universities.
Do you have a future-proof pupil place planning strategy?
Education providers have already gone to remarkable efforts to accommodate nearly half a million extra primary school places by the start of the 2014 academic year. Yet many councils still need to create several thousand more places by 2017. We take a look at what has been done so far and how the remaining pupil space challenges can be met.
How can you attract more international students?
For the first time in 29 years,
Discover how Portakabin can help you to accommodate an increase in pupils
Whether you’re facing an unexpected accommodation emergency and need to source interim buildings to keep your operations running smoothly, or if you’re looking for new buildings to accommodate extra pupils – whatever you need, Portakabin can deliver an expert, high-quality and rapid solution, on time and on budget.
Top class solutions within days
Our featured case studies inside Education Bulletin demonstrate how Yorkon has transformed the former site of a city farm into a brand new fully-functioning primary school (with the flexibility to convert to a secondary school as needed) within months. You can also find out how Portakabin delivered an entire interim ‘maths village’ at a school in Keswick, within days. See for yourself on pages 18 to 23.
Customers will be reassured to know that the financial stability and expertise of the Portakabin Group goes from strength to strength as we continue on our planned expansion with additional resources delivered in the UK’s capital as well as Northern Ireland. Find out more about this and the latest news and products from Portakabin on page 14.