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The Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) Lead Partners are leading the way with the SR4S pilot and good news stories are spreading fast! Our latest news and updates track progress and celebrates schools’ and partner successes in making school journeys safer.

 

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Local Actions project utilises SR4S methodology – Cameroon

Local Actions project utilises SR4S methodology – Cameroon

Image Credits: Global Youth Coalition for Road Safety Original article from the Global Youth Coalition for Road Safety website The project “Waka Fine To School” looks to integrate the Safe System Approach to provide safer routes to school for students thus resulting...

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Another school environment made safer in Chile

Another school environment made safer in Chile

Images credit: Automóvil Club de Chile A third school - Jardín Infantil Pequeños y Pequeñas Artistas preschool has been upgraded and assessed with SR4S by Automóvil Club de Chile this year in addition to Hernán Olguín Maibeé School and Jardín Infantil Las Vizcachitas...

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FIA Region II Clubs Enhance School Zone Safety Expertise

FIA Region II Clubs Enhance School Zone Safety Expertise

From November 14 to 23, FIA Region II Clubs participated in a series of four online training sessions focused on enhancing school zone safety. The training program, organized by iRAP in collaboration with AIP Foundation and supported by the FIA Foundation, aimed to...

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Safe and Healthy Journeys to School in Botswana

Safe and Healthy Journeys to School in Botswana

Botswana school zone received vital road safety improvements through collaboration between the automobile club Emergency Assist 991 and road safety NGO Amend, supported by FIA Foundation.
Gaborone West Junior Secondary School in Botswana has undergone life-saving infrastructure improvements to make the school journey safer for over 800 pupils.

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Star Rating for Schools September 2023 Newsletter

Star Rating for Schools September 2023 Newsletter

The latest Star Rating for Schools newsletter is out now – read some great stories of how SR4S Lead Partners are engaging partners and leading safer infrastructures around the world.In this issue: Welcome to our new SR4S Coordinator - Minh Vo iRAP and partners awarded...

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Improving the Safety of School Zones across FIA Region II

Improving the Safety of School Zones across FIA Region II

AIP Foundation and iRAP are partnering to deliver a training programme to Region II clubs exploring the implementation of safety interventions around schools and how assessment programmes can be scaled up to deliver safe speeds and infrastructure around schools. The project will also provide in-country support to select Region II Clubs to adopt structured school safety programmes.

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Safer School Zone improvements celebrated in Zimbabwe

Safer School Zone improvements celebrated in Zimbabwe

In a recent LinkedIn post, Youth Advocate Tendekayi Marapara celebrated the implementation of road improvements around a local primary school as part of the Safer School Zones project, implemented in Zimbabwe. A video summarising the project and its importance to the...

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Peru awarded honourable mention for SR4S project

Peru awarded honourable mention for SR4S project

In the Good Urban Management Category, the Ministry of Transport and Communications has been awarded an Honourable mention for its Safe School Environments Program which is using SR4S to evaluate and improve the safety of school journeys around its municipality schools in Peru.

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