How to Prepare School Buildings for Reopening

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How to Prepare School Buildings for Reopening

If your organisation is an Education or Government entity, you are eligible for our limited time programme through September of 2020 that provides a tool within Kykloud that enables your service provider to create a COVID-19 checklist for assessing the operational readiness of key building systems with a free implementation assessment.

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Governments around the world have temporarily closed educational institutions, from primary and secondary schools to higher education colleges and universities, in an attempt to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), “nationwide closures are impacting over 70% of the world’s student population.” UNESCO has created a global map visualising the evolution of school closures over time which highlights the 1,190 million impacted students worldwide.

Preparing for Your Facilities to Reopen

Reopening facilities that have been closed for an extended period is not always straight forward, particularly amid a pandemic. Prior to welcoming back students, teachers, staff and visitors to campus, a significant amount of work is required to ensure the health and safety of everyone.

A building operational readiness audit inspection can help governments and educational institutions better manage the reopening of their schools. Assessment reports can pinpoint areas that need attention and provide guidance to leaders who are responsible for one school or for facilities across multiple schools within local authorities.

Accruent is Designed to Inspect Your Buildings

Kykloud inspection software is designed to evaluate building operational readiness after full or partial building shutdowns. With Kykloud, your organisation can create a standardised survey to assess the operational readiness of key building system for individual or multiple sites, and it can all be done from an iPad.

A non-technical auditor can go on campus to capture inspection data through easy-to-follow, guided workflows. Data and photos are collected, tagged, annotated and automatically associated with assets. Then, at the touch of a button, the collected survey data generate a standardised report.

Kykloud is scalable and able to handle complex educational institutions with hundreds of buildings along with large data sets. The software is easy to use, requiring little training. It increases inspection delivery time by 50% compared to spreadsheets and facilitates visibility across key stakeholders.

With Kykloud, you can:

  • Increase speed, accuracy and quality of audit data collection and reporting
  • Ensure photos are accurately collected, recorded and associated with assets
  • Enable offline data capture for far-off or remote campus locations
  • Gain visibility into the creation, issuing and competition status of assessments

If your organisation is an Education or Government entity, you are eligible for our limited time programme through September of 2020 that provides a tool within Kykloud that enables your service provider to create a COVID-19 checklist for assessing the operational readiness of key building systems with a free implementation assessment.

Accruent is designed to evaluate building readiness. Request Kykloud for Free Today.


Disclaimer: This tool is intended to serve as an aid for gathering the information for determining a building’s operational readiness for re-opening. When making a decision about whether your facilities are ready to re-open, you should consider the information gathered during your assessment in light of applicable governmental regulations and local guidance. This product is not intended to be used to justify decisions regarding safety or sanitation. The reports and the data used to generate reports are entered wholly by the customer, and Accruent does not have the ability to review, verify, or confirm the appropriateness or completeness of any survey or data. ACCRUENT IS NOT LIABLE FOR DECISIONS MADE WITH THIS DATA.

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