Education and school safety

Education and school safety

Disaster prevention education and curricula, education continuity, safe schools, school disaster management.

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2021
This study examines and assesses the crisis communication of U.S. colleges and universities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic using the best practices framework.
The Journal of International Crisis and Risk Communication Research
School girls walking in a road in Bangladesh
A growing flood of Bangladeshi children are seeing their education end permanently as they flee climate impacts for urban slums
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
Cover of the case studies: children gardening
2022
This publication documents 15 ideas adopted and implemented by educational institutes in Africa, and across the globe. The purpose is to provide examples on adaptation and climate resilience in schools, amplifying real life climate adaptation actions.
Flood Resilience Portal
For one Māori community, a board game sparked serious discussions about flood risk.
Hakai Magazine
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2022
Starting from the unexplored level of the fire safety of citizens in Serbia, this paper presents the results of quantitative research regarding a fire safety behavior model for residential buildings in Serbia.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
A scrabble board with the words climate change placed on the board.
Using a game with 42 cards, each representing a factor for climate change, participants discover climate causes and consequences. This teaching model way created by a French professor who tested the game with his students, based on the IPCC’s findings.
Mongabay
Children wearing virtual reality devices
A new virtual reality experience developed by the University of South Australia is educating children about bushfires and helping them learn how to be safer in such incidents. They participate in problem-solving activities to save themselves and the dog.
University of South Australia
This generation finds itself part of a problem it did not create, but it is also part of the solution.
Conversation Media Group, the