INNOVATIVE PROCUREMENT THEORIES TO OPTIMISE EDUCATION PER COST OF SCHOOL

Grant number: LP160100259 | Funding period: 2016 - 2019

Completed

Abstract

This project aims to develop a whole-of-life procurement decision-making framework so schools can make delivering better education more cost effective. This framework—which draws on state-of-the-art and Nobel prize-winning theories and a new theory the project will develop—will be used in government and private schools. The effectiveness of this framework in improving schools will be shown using a new approach to make school facilities deliver educational outcomes and account for their total production and transaction costs. This research is expected to deliver more efficient ways to future-proof schools to create a well performing school system and more resilient infrastructure vital to Aus..

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