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What's the plan Stan? A resource for teaching civil defence emergency management in schools

Source(s):  Educating NZ: Empowering Educators (Educating NZ)
Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (CDEM)

For primary school children, featuring Stan the dog and five children - Dan, Ana, Frankie, Matt and Beth - who model what to do in an emergency, around the 4 "Rs" of emergency management (reduction, readiness, response, recovery). This resource has three components, each of which can be used independently or in conjunction with each other: a guide for teachers, including unit plans and activities; a CD-Rom for teachers and students, including stories, interactive games, research material, tips for teachers and resources that can be cut and pasted into unit plans; a poster promoting "What's the Plan Stan?". It focuses on the following skills: communication, information, problem-solving, and social and co-operative action.


Format Printed documents
Sub-format Book (>30 pages)
Number of pages/running time 107p.

Target audiences


Group: Trainers/Teachers/Facilitators

Sub-group: Primary School Teachers


Group: Children

Sub-group: Primary school age (6-11 years)

Educational usage

reading level Educational (post-secondary reading level)

Additional information

Published in New Zealand

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  • Year of publication 2006
  • Language(s) English
  • Price Unknown

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