This website provides a focal point for those interested in Accelerating
Change in Built Environment Education (ACBEE). Here you will find
information on the ACBEE programme and a range of case studies of
high quality from which you can learn how industry and education
are collaborating to deliver the type of advanced higher education
courses that we need for the future.
Chairman of ACBEE, Former Director of the DTI Construction
“I have been much encouraged by the support we
have received from industry and academe. There is widespread
understanding that good communication between these communities,
and with professional institutions, is crucial to the future.
We all seek an efficient, client-friendly UK construction
sector that embraces Egan thinking, partnership and teamwork.”
ACBEE was established to encourage the built environment industry,
universities and professional bodies to work together to improve
dialogue and provide more relevant training and education for the
Phase 3 Report now available
ACBEE seeks to achieve this by:
- Promoting successful case studies of high quality that align
with key industry themes
- Developing methods of measuring the success of these
- Encouraging the development of courses that demonstrate improved
A prospectus has
been prepared for those requiring further detail of the current
programme or who wish to participate by encouraging or providing
additional case studies of excellence.
The ACBEE programme forms part of the accelerating change agenda
endorsed by the Strategic
Forum. The ACBEE steering group includes representatives of
Construction Skills, Construction
Industry Council, Constructing Excellence in the Built Environment, Engineering Subject Centre
and CEBE (Centre for Education
in the Built Environment).
The ACBEE programme has been funded by the Sector Skills Council
for Construction – ConstructionSkills.
ACBEE Annual Reports Available. See 'News'