Research lesson carried out within Life-Safety Education Program

2019-03-15 17:22:48

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/ The Project for ‘Strengthening the National Capacity of Earthquake Disaster Protection and Prevention in Mongolia’ (2016-2020) implemented by National Emergency Management Agency and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) aims at further fostering disaster risk reduction (DRR) education and awareness raising activities as one of the Project outputs.

With the purpose to promote and guide the implementation of school DRR education, ‘Life-Safety Education Program’ was formulated and approved as the Order A181 of Minister for Education, Culture, Science and Sports on 6 April 2018. Accordingly, from September 2019, the Life-Safety Education including of DRR education based on the Program, will be implemented through the existing subjects, integrated studies, and extracurricular activities in all schools in Mongolia nationwide.

For providing practical examples of lessons based on the Life-Safety Education Program, a series of workshops (three times) for the teachers have been conducted in No.244 Kindergarten, No.13 School, and No. 42 School which were selected as model schools.

Based on the learning in the workshops, Research Lessons1 has been conducted today, March 15 in collaboration with Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, and Sports (MECSS), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Mongolia, and JICA Expert Team of the Project.

Through Research Lessons, teachers have had more concrete ideas for the important points to conduct Life-Safety Education, such as experience-based education activities and raise awareness in the sense of putting learning into actions.


                                                                                                                                              Source: JICA Mongolia Office