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Pakistan: School safety framework

This guide is intended to assist the Ministry of Education and departments, donors, development partners, public and private schools and informal educational institutions, to incorporate the Pakistan School Safety Framework (PSSF) into their overall programming for education. It aims to provide policy guidance and to set a standard for the implementation of Comprehensive School Safety at national, provincial, district and school levels.

The Guide is intended to:

  • Promote a safe learning environment for students, teachers and school staff against natural and human-induced disasters
  • Ensure preparedness of the school community against hazards
  • Enable schools to develop a comprehensive response mechanism in the event of a hazard or disaster
  • Sensitize all stakeholders about their respective responsibilities in the realm of school safety
  • Ensure child participation in building school safety and implementing risk reduction
  • Clearly define all constituent elements of school safety in the context of Pakistan and to determine realistic standards for the adoption of meaningfull DRR measures

Keywords

  • Themes:Children and Youth, Disaster Risk Management, Education & School Safety, Governance
  • Countries/Regions:Pakistan

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/62848

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