Access and Learning Environment Standard 3: Facilities and Services

Topic(s)
School Infrastructure and Construction
Safe Schools and Learning Environments

The following EiE Toolkit list of resources focusing on INEE Minimum Standards Access and Learning Environment Standard 3: Facilities and Services, are practical, field-friendly tools to guide anyone working in the field of education in emergencies. Education facilities promote the safety and well-being of learners, teachers and other education personnel and are linked to health, nutrition, psychosocial and protection services.

White Paper

Disaster Prevention: A Safe Foundation for Full Inclusion

Published by
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)

White paper on disaster prevention, with a focus on a safe foundation for full inclusion.The World Education Forum’s Dakar Framework for Action: Education for All (EFA) (UNESCO, 2000) acknowledged that natural hazards pose significant challenges to countries in meeting their EFA goals, and would require international level support. 

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Disaster and Emergency Preparedness: Guidance for Schools and Activity Guide

Published by
World Bank
,
International Finance Corp

This document is a resource for school administrators and teachers to serve as a basis for policy development. An accompanying Activity Guide serves as a resource for classroom activities and awareness-raising for students and communities.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Guidelines for Child Friendly Spaces in Emergencies

Published by
Global Education Cluster
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)

The purpose of these principles is to give practical guidance to the field teams that establish CFSs in different types of emergencies and contexts.

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

INEE Guidance Notes on Safer School Construction

Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
,
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery

These guidance notes have been developed for policymakers and planners of local, regional and national government bodies and all other organizations interested or engaged in enhancing the safety of school populations and the resiliency of the buildings they occupy.

Arabic
Bahasa Indonesia
Chinese (Mandarin)
English
French
Hindi
Spanish
Manual/Handbook/Guide

Learning Spaces and School Facilities

Published by
UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (UNESCO-IIEP)

This chapter contains a series of strategies to ensure access to safe learning spaces and provide for children's daily basic needs during school hours as well as an excerpt of the Immediately, Sooner, Later Matrix of Response focused on site selection, shelter and furniture (p. 156)

English
Manual/Handbook/Guide

School Safety

Published by
Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs

This is a handbook for administrators, education officers, emergency officials, school principals and teachers in developing a School Safety Program to create a safe learning environment for the children. 

English