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Safer school construction – Stage 3: Design

In the community design stage, the program manager introduces the design team to the school management committee. Working back and forth, the design team and committee select a school design that will be safe, inspiring and achievable.

There are three steps in Stage 3:

Step 1: Consult with the community
Step 2: Sketch design options
Step 3: Finalise the design

What stakeholders provide for Stage 3: Design

Government agencies provide:

  • Design templates
  • Functionality standards
  • Design approval

Local community provides:

  • Design preferences

Implementing organisation (for example, NGO, CBO, local authority) provides:

  • Program manager to facilitate process
  • Design team to create design alternatives
  • Project scope
  • Funds
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Back to stage 2: Plan

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