Regional launching of the Safe-back-to-School Guide in the Asia region

August 6, 2020 On 28 and 29 July 2020, the Asia-Pacific Coalition for School Safety (APCSS)’s members, together with Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education, and Norwegian Refugee Council, organised two webinars to launch the inter-agency resource...

School Safety in Lao PDR

The Government of Lao PDR has been building the resilience of the education sector through the development of specific disaster risk reduction curriculum from grades 3 to 6 of primary and secondary schools. This initiative is a partnership between the National Disaster Management Office, the National Research Institute for Education Sciences and the Ministry of Education and Sports. It includes the development of disaster risk reduction manuals for teachers, and disaster risk reduction training for teachers and education officials. More recently, Lao PDR is focusing on safe building construction. Guidelines for school building construction,1 approved by the Ministry of Education and Sports, are available.

School Safety in Lao PDR

December 1, 2015 CONTEXT The Government of Lao PDR has been building the resilience of the education sector through the development of specific disaster risk reduction curriculum from grades 3 to 6 of primary and secondary schools. This initiative is a partnership...