The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and the Ministry of Education, will conduct a School Safety Hand Off Course in Union Island during the period August 29th -31st, 2016.
The main objective of this School Safety Hand-Off Course is to build capacity in the area of School Safety in the Southern Grenadines, by increasing the cadre of teachers and other stakeholders trained as School Safety Instructors to assist with teaching this programme nationally and regionally.
This School Safety Hand Off course is the final stage in a series of School Safety Courses held with teachers from pre-schools, primary schools, the Union Island Secondary School and members of the different community groups in Union Island, Mayreau and Canouan.
The School Safety Hand Off Course will take place at the Union Island Secondary, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day. The course will be facilitated by Mr. Cecil Shillingford USAID/OFDA – Disaster Risk Reduction Consultant and Mr. Andrew Bramble, Ministry of Education.