ASEAN safe school conference report

By: Meimei Leung The first ASEAN Regional Conference on School Safety was held on 16-17 December 2015 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This event was led by the ASEAN Committee on Disaster Management and the Senior Officials Meeting for Education, in collaboration with the...

ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative: A Compilation of Case Studies

December 1, 2015 Purpose: The compilation of case studies showcases the good practices in 6 ASEAN countries in school safety, conducted within ASEAN Safe Schools Initiative (ASSI) programme. Overview: This compilation covers 6 country case studies: Three case studies...

School Safety in Thailand

December 1, 2015 Context In Thailand, the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC), under the Ministry of Education is responsible for education from primary to high school level. Since 2007, OBEC has recognised school safety and has been working with the...

School Safety in Myanmar

December 1, 2015 Context Since Cyclone Nargis devastated Myanmar in 2008, the Government of Myanmar made strong commitments to ensure safety in schools through the development of policies, plans and guidelines, and the establishment of multi-stakeholder working groups...

School Safety in Cambodia

December 1, 2015 Context In Cambodia’s Strategic National Action Plan for Disaster Risk Reduction, the education sector is highlighted in two of its six components, which have provided a framework for school safety efforts in Cambodia. Subsequently, a number of...