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Towards a Learning Culture of Safety and Resilience published!

by | 10th November 2014

Towards a Learning Culture of Safety and Resilience: Technical Guidance for Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction in the School Curriculum


This groundbreaking document by Fumiyo Kagawa and David Selby – the outcome of a UNESCO and UNICEF consultancy to develop technical guidance for ministries of education, other educational jurisdictions, international and national non-governmental organizations and those in multiplier positions within education – has now been made available.  To access the guidance document, click here.

Over some 229 pages, Towards a Learning Culture of Safety and Resilience offers a rationale for disaster risk reduction education, includes a typology of approaches for integrating DRR in the curriculum, elaborates learning outcomes, demonstrates learning and teaching approaches, showcases planning, assessment, monitoring and evaluation tools, provides case studies of noteworthy practice, advises on developing curriculum materials and gives guidance on the scaling up and mainstreaming of DRR curricula.

For details of the consultancy, click here

For an abstract of the publication, click here