Pillar 3: Risk Reduction & Resilience Education


Pillar 3 - Risk Reduction and Resilience Education addresses school safety through education activities and systems including in the following areas: Education for Sustainable Development, child-centered learning, formal curriculum integrations and infusion, national consensus-based key messages, teacher training and staff development, extracurricular and community-based informal education, conflict sensitive education for diversity, acceptance, peace, and social cohesion.

The resources included in the tables below provide guidance on Pillar 3 - Risk Reduction and Resilience Education.

Practitioner Guidance

Resource TypeTitlePublisherYear
Policy GuidanceDisaster Risk Reduction in School Curricula: Case Studies from Thirty CountriesUNESCO, UNICEF2012
Case StudyStudents Leading Communities in Disaster Risk Reduction through Informal Education in CubaGADRRRES2017
Case StudyMainstreaming Road Safety Education for Children in South KoreaGADRRRES2017
Case StudyScaling-up Comprehensive School Safety Assessment in Laos and IndonesiaGADRRRES2017
Curriculum GuideTowards a Learning Culture of Safety and Resilience: Technical Guidance for Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction in the School CurriculumUNESCO, UNICEF2014
ReportPublic Awareness and Public Education (PAPE) for Disaster Risk Reduction Key MessagesIFRC, Save the Children2013
Curriculum GuideSafety, Resilience, and Social Cohesion: a guide for curriculum developersUNESCO- IBE, UNESCO-IIEP, PEIC2015
ReportEducation for Sustainable Development Goals: Learning ObjectivesUNESCO2017
ReportFirst Aid and Children Resource GuideIFRC2016
ReportTeaching First Aid to Children in AfricaBelgian Red Cross2018
ReportEnseignerles Premiers Secoursaux Enfants en AfriqueBelgian Red Cross2018