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CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building)

CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building)

British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) How are you grouping your FM services? A new one day course running in Central London on 1 May 2014 is here to help you make sure that you are managing the most effective contract arrangement for your outsourced services. ‘FM Contract Models’ – making sense of the variations and determining best fit Bundled, TFM, managing contractor, best of breed – what are choices when organising FM services? As with so many other areas of FM, there is no ‘best’ or ‘universal’ answer. Complete with a framework to support the decision making process, the day includes plenty of workshop sessions and interactive exercises to help you put ideas into practice. Further information and registration Fees are £385+VAT for BIFM members or £480+VAT non-members.

CIC Skills Site Safe - Site Specific Safety Planning - pre-start document A Site Specific Safety Plan is a communication tool between subcontractors and main contractors. When used correctly, it ensures that relevant site information is regularly updated and safety is monitored. A Site Specific Safety Plan should be completed prior to commencement of work onsite. A comprehensive plan has been developed and can be downloaded for easy use. We've also provided an example of a Task Analysis worksheet - an easy to complete tool that you can incorporate into your daily hazard management routine. To create a management plan to suit your individual needs Site Safe members can receive consultancy advice from one of our regional Safety, Health & Environmental Advisors. Another option is by booking a seat on the Advanced Passport Course. Contact Site Safe's Communications Manager Lauren Prestney at lprestney@sitesafe.org.nz if you have any queries, ideas or comments in regards to improvements to be made to the the SSSP master document.

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TL Forum 1999: Davis - integrating problem based learning into undergraduate teaching Teaching and Learning Forum 99 [ Contents ] Peter R. Davis, Senior Lecturer Department of Construction Management School of Architecture Construction and PlanningCurtin University of Technology The theory of Problem Based Learning (PBL) is discussed and applied to a final year unit of teaching in the BAppSc (Construction Management and Economics) Course. The core idea of PBL in education is to use problems as the focus of student involvement. Outline The Department of Construction Management offers a course that includes a Problem Based Learning (PBL) unit. The unit, which is in the final year, contains small group case studies and presentations (Curtin University of Technology, 1997). Develop lateral thinking in problem solving Develop and require group interaction and communication skills Provide real life experiences in the built environment Question The core idea of PBL in education is to use problems as the focus of student involvement. Secondary issues are concerned with: Context

Engineering Council - recognising professional excellence - Engineering Council Home Learning Curve – the lecturer and the students As New Zealand begins one of the biggest rebuilding projects in its history, the demand for skilled and qualified tradespeople will increase substantially. In this second part of our education feature, we talk to a lecturer and two students at Unitec, in Auckland. The lecturer Douw Van Zyl, Architectural Technology Lecturer Douw Van Zyl has spent over a decade teaching architecture in New Zealand and South Africa. What do you teach? What are the key skills students learn in the qualification you teach? What existing skills should students have when considering studying the qualification you teach to get the most out of their studies? What do you think education in the field you teach offers students, compared to learning ‘on the job’? What advice do you give graduating students? The students Emily Morrison completed a Bachelor of Construction in 2010 at Unitec’s Mt Albert Campus. What did you study and why did it appeal to you? How did you choose a course from those available?

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