The Importance of having a Good School Infrastructure
Having rooms and learning spaces in good conditions is decisive for students to achieve the expected academic results. In other words, the conditions of the schools directly impacts the performance of the students.
A good school infrastructure, with renewed spaces, makes it possible for children and youths that live in remote areas to study and, in addition, tends to improve the attendance and interest of students and teachers in learning. For this same reason, investments in school infrastructure have an essential role in solving access problems of students to the school system and to improve their performance.
According to the experts, it must at least comply with the following parameters:
Comfort for students, teachers, and administrators:
Spaces for teachers and students, with an adequate temperature, ventilation, and lighting, with water, electricity, and Internet services, as well as sanitary services and the respective drainage of sewage waters.
Spaces for the development of rehearsals and practices:
The School infrastructure must have spaces such as libraries, and natural sciences, information technology, physics and chemistry labs.
Spaces for the development of talents and entertainment, sports, and culture.
A review of the most recent literature indicates that investments to improve school infrastructure has effects on the attendance of students, pro activeness of teachers and improved learning results.