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Disaster risk reduction in school curricula: Case studies from thirty countries

Disaster risk reduction in school curricula: Case studies from thirty countries
  • United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). July 2012
  • This publication captures key national experiences in the integration of disaster risk reduction (DRR) in school curricula, identifying good practice, noting issues addressed or still lacking, and reviewing learning outcomes. The study researched DRR related curriculum development and integration, pedagogy, student assessment, teacher professional development and guidance, learning outcomes and policy development, planning and implementation aspects covering thirty countries. Floods and droughts are among the water-related disasters addressed in the report.
  • Geographical coverage: Global, Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Cambodia, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Egypt, Fiji, France, Georgia, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Myanmar , Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Russian Federation, Turkey
  • Main themes: Disaster prevention, Drought, Education, Floods, Resilience
  • Main target audience: Educators, Ministries, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Guidance, Mapping
  • Type of resource: Assessment report, Case studies, Checklist, Good practices, Methodology
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Published in 2015