Services

Here is the complete range of educational facilities planning services we offer to develop world-class international schools and school facilities. FNI will work with you and your school community to decide which of these services will create the best outcome for your project.

VISIONING, FACILITY ASSESSMENTS, GIS MAPPING and PLANNING

  • Visioning for 21st Century Community Learning Centers
  • Long-range Facilities Master Planning
  • School Facility Assessments for both Small and Large School Systems
  • Master Planning for Individual Schools
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping
  • Demographic Analyses and Enrollment Projections
  • Redistricting Studies
  • Community Consultations & Workshops – for school leaders, teachers, parents, local businesses, political leaders, community residents and all school stakeholders
  • Project and Program Budgeting

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

  • Complete Range of Architectural Services  – including site selection, master planning, concept design, schematic design, design development, tender documents and on-site supervision
  • Engineering Services in Collaboration with Our Partner Firms
  • Design Architecture Services – where we are responsible for taking a an educational facility planning project from concept design through schematic design and design development at which point a local Project Architect assumes responsibility with FNI serving in a quality assurance and review role
  • Sustainable Design – FNI is regarded as one of the world’s leading Sustainable Design Architects; we integrate sustainable and environmentally conscious design in accordance with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) principles

CURRICULUM

  • Curriculum Review
  • New Curriculum Design
  • Curriculum Implementation Strategies

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Best Practice Workshops and Seminars for Teachers
  • Project Based Learning Training
  • Architecture for IB Programs
  • PD Needs Assessment
  • Design of a Customized PD Program
  • Actual Delivery of PD utilizing an in-class coaching model. This model is more sustainable over the long run since it will develop trained mentors within your community and reduce your dependence on consultants
  • Ongoing Support for Teachers
  • School Tours — we will conduct educational tours of schools that are successfully implementing a student-centered curriculum
  • Educational Commissioning (training teachers and students to get the maximum teaching and learning value from new and renovated facilities)

FACILITY ASSESSMENT

  • Our Industry-Leading Assessment Tool, EFEI: FNI’s groundbreaking Facilities Assessment Tool is being used by schools and governments worldwide
  • Post Occupancy Evaluations

INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES

  • FNI will help you properly integrate educational technologies into your infrastructure plans early in the project lifecycle so that these are not seen as a superficial add-on
  • We will also provide technology integration training to your teachers
  • We will assist you with setting up suitable distance learning programs
  • We will provide all the assistance you need to ensure that your students will be fully prepared for Anytime Anywhere Learning

CHANGE MANAGEMENT

To get meaningful results, our communities will often require the development of a comprehensive Blueprint for Change. FNI can help schools and school districts envision and successfully implement system-wide change. Our suggested Blueprint for School Change includes the following categories: 1) Desired Student Outcomes, 2) School Learning Principles, 3) Leadership, 4) Organization/Management, 5) Standards, 6) Assessments, 7) Staffing, 8) Scheduling, 9) Professional Development/Capacity Building, 10) Youth Development, 11) Curriculum, 12) Community & Business Connections

MARKETING, PUBLIC RELATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE

In a rapidly changing world, communities all over the world are looking for successful exemplars to guide them through the often perilous path of educational reform and change management. FNI is not only able to guide you through this process but we are also able to publicize your success story via our website and social media outlets.

FNI will also submit your project for local, national and international awards and publish your story in reputed journals.

Many FNI school architecture projects have become iconic international exemplars helping communities throughout the world implement their own programs for improvement and change.

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