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Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) is an easy to use, objective and evidence based tool for measuring, managing and communicating the risk children are exposed to on school journeys. The Lead Partners are leading the way with the SR4S pilot and good news stories are spreading fast!
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January 2019: iRAP’s Managing Director – Strategic Projects Greg Smith recently facilitated Star Rating for Schools training in the Philippines. Delegates from Automobile Association Philippines attended a training course which included an overview of iRAP and provided an introduction to SR4S assessments using the app.read more
In December 2018, Amend undertook investigations and upgrades at the Bophirima Primary School to improve the safety for students. Amend is working in more than a dozen countries in the developing world to improve safety near schools, including upgrading of the infrastructure safety.read more
Tuesday 11 December: Star Rating for Schools, the first-ever evidence-based tool for measuring, managing and communicating the level of risk children are exposed to on school journeys, has won a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award in London, England.read more
Thanks to the Global Alliance of NGO’s for Road Safety, iRAP was proud to be apart of the Alliance Advocates training last month in India.
It is the first time that the Alliance Advocate training has been run in Asia.
Photo credit: Child Health Initiative 2018 7 November 2018: It was announced in Jamaica that life saving infrastructure will be scaled-up to 17 more schools across the country. The Prime Minister of Jamaica – Andrew Holness and the programme partners...read more
Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) is an easy to use, objective and evidence based tool for measuring, managing and communicating the risk children are exposed to on school journeys. The Lead Partners are leading the way with the SR4S pilot and good news stories are spreading around the world. Make sure you sign up!read more
5 November 2018: Zoleka Mandela launches Child Health Initiative Toolkit at World Safety Conference 2018 (Bangkok). Zoleka Mandela, Child Health Initiative Global Ambassador, launched the new global toolkit at the World Safety Conference 2018.read more
As part of the Walk21 Bogota 2018 programme, the Star Ratings for Schools app was demonstrated at a ‘Walkshop’ on Friday 19 October. iRAP’s Regional Director – The Americas, Julio Urzua was invited to facilitate a ‘Walkshop’ on the SR4S appread more
17 October 2018: The Star Rating for Schools (SR4S) app has made the news in Florida, USA.
SR4S Lead Partner, Safe Kids of Greater Tampa and St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital are currently testing the SR4S app in the Hillsborough Country of Florida to help achieve safer roads around school communities.
Watch the news clip from ABC Action News…
Safe Roads Safe Kids Project: delivering a safe journey to school An International Road Federation (IRF Geneva) and Motoring Club Morocco (MCM) collaboration. According to data reported by the Moroccan Comité national de prévention des accidents…read more