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Star Rating for Schools 4 Part Webinar Series (March/April 2020)
March 31 - April 9N/a
Building capacity on school zone risk assessment with Star Rating for Schools (A four part free of charge webinar series)
Road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death for children and young adults aged 5–29 years. It is estimated that each day 500 children are killed in preventable traffic crashes around the world. The United Nations (UN) have adopted targets that include ensuring 3-star or better roads for all road users. Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) harnesses the power of the iRAP Star Rating for Pedestrians to measure the risk children are exposed to on a journey to school.
A four part webinar series will be held for those who want to understand and perform SR4S assessments. They are suitable for technical officers, engineers and road safety advocates. Experience in data collection and analysis is recommended but not mandatory.
The four part webinar series held over the following dates:
- 31 March – Introduction to Star Rating for Schools
- 02 April – Star Rating for Schools project structure
- 07 April – Star Rating for Schools data collection
- 09 April – Frequent questions and case studies.
All webinar sessions will be held at the following times: BRT: 9.00AM EDT/CLT 8.00AM BST 1.00PM CEST 2.00PM
THERE IS NO CHARGE TO ATTEND THIS SERIES – ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER
Webinars will last between 60 – 70 minutes per module.
A certificate will be granted upon successful completion of the entire course and requested assignments.
The curriculum will include:
- Introduction to iRAP and assessment methodology.
- Background of SR4S and programme overview.
- Introduction to road attribute coding.
- How to report assessments and projects.
- How to use the results to advocate for safer school zones.
- The practical survey, coding and star rating for schools activities.
Star Rating For Schools would like to thank our sponsors and partners:
The Lead Partners are world-leading NGO’s involved in school road safety that have supported SR4S’s development. They facilitate the global delivery and oversight of the Star Rating for Schools programme as part of their own initiatives, and are available to support organisations interested in improving the safety of children and ultimately delivering 3-star or better pedestrian journeys to, from and around schools. For more information on the Lead Partners visit https://www.starratingforschools.org/partners/