Safety, Resilience, and Social Cohesion: A Guide for Education Sector Planners and Online Course

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Organized into six booklets and a glossary, Safety, Resilience, and Social Cohesion: A Guide for Education Sector Planners provides step-by-step advice for educational authorities on how to address safety, resilience, and social cohesion in education sector planning processes.

The booklets present each step of the planning cycle and suggest concrete actions to ensure that safety, resilience, and social cohesion are an integral part of each step.

Resource: UNESCO- IIEP, IBE and PEIC, 2015


The Educational Planning for Safety, Resilience, and Social Cohesion Online Course is a 9-week course designed for senior staff of ministries of education, and for personnel from development partner organizations who are directly involved in the organization, planning, and management of the education sector, including both technical staff and policy-makers.

By the end of the course, participants are able to analyse the impact of risks and integrate safety, resilience, and social cohesion measures into national education sector planning processes. More specifically, upon completion of the course, participants are able to identify issues of safety, resilience, and social cohesion throughout the planning process as they:

In addition, participants will produce an action plan for the institutionalization of safety, resilience, and social cohesion in their respective education sector planning processes.

Resource: UNESCO- IIEP and PEIC, 2017