Property projects and design
This directory page links to guidance, resources, and information about school property projects. This includes engaging project managers, adhering to design standards, and more.
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Further reading is essential to understand the mandatory requirements of boards during the life of a school property project. Our information for infrastructure suppliers provides guidance for project managers and other contractors.
- Board’s role and responsibilities
- School property procurement
- Designing schools
- Building standards and legislation
Boards have a governance role in project management. They are also responsible for engaging a project manager. All school property projects, no matter how small, must have a project manager.
Procurement covers all aspects of acquiring and delivering goods, services and works.
When improving a school environment, schools should follow the Ministry requirements and guidelines for school design and project management, to ensure schools are safe and fit for purpose.
The relevant standards for school property work include the following:
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