Online Lesson: Introduction to Participatory School Disaster Management

The purpose of the Introduction to Participatory School Disaster Management course is to introduce you to Save the Children's template tools for integrating disaster management into ongoing school-based management. This is built on Save the Children's experience in several countries in Asia and the Pacific, and informs the ASEAN School Safety Initiative Guidelines for School Disaster Management.

The module covers the scope of school disaster risk reduction and management, the roles and responsibilities involved, and an introduction to six basic steps to assure that children and adults are protected in the school environment, that children's right to educational continuity is maintained, and that education sector investments are safeguarded. (Successful SDM includes planning for Education in Emergencies and implementing plans for educational continuity, post-disaster).

There are two separate links for two different target groups:

Topics covered in this module include:

Target Audience: Development and humanitarian workers in the education sector. Education authorities, administrative, strategic planning, safety and security, school-based management and risk reduction and resilience focal points.

Length: 60-90 minutes

Available languages: English

Subjects:  Education. School-based Management. Disaster Risk Reduction. Disaster Management. Child Rights. Education in Emergencies. Safety and Security.