Safe schools are needed by children who are affected by crisis, conflict or by natural disasters so that they can carry on their education and reach their full potential.

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The Safe Schools Initiative

The Safe Schools Initiative

Safe Schools Initiatives have been backed by support from Theirworld, the A World at School movement and the Global Business Coalition for Education. Safe Schools offer vulnerable children supervision, care, community and education in crisis or disaster areas.


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Global Business Coalition for Education

About the Global Business Coalition for Education, which brings the business community together to accelerate progress in delivering quality education to all children and youth.

Safe Schools Declaration

Learn about the Safe Schools Declaration and how it aims to protect students, teachers and education facilities during times of armed conflict.

Safe Schools

Learn about why Safe Schools are important and the measures put in place to help children continue their education during crisis, conflict or after a natural disaster.


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Safe Schools: An Education Free from Violence

December 08, 2017 &emdash; Every child in the world has the right to an education without fear of violence or attack. But millions of children have their education disrupted. This Safe Schools briefing outlines the scale and impact of violence and calls for action from governments, donors and the global community.

Safe Spaces: The urgent need for early childhood development in emergencies and disasters

Safe Spaces help babies and young children overcome the physical, emotional and psychological trauma inflicted by emergencies. This report explains the importance of early years support to children's development and how it can help children thrive in adverse circumstances.

Pakistan Safe Schools Initiative (February 2015)

In the wake of the Peshawar school massacre and terrorist attacks on thousands of schools, A World at School launched a 15-point plan for a Pakistan Safe Schools Initiative. It was backed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.