14-15 December 2015 – – PHOTOVOICE is selected to be a good model of children participation in road safety promotion (pedestrian safety) which has received more attention from the audience, presented by Jumpeewanidaporn School team to the representatives from the Ministry of Education in the 12th Thailand Road Safety Seminar at BITEC. The Photovoice has become a scheme of road safety prototype campaign in school. The Ministry of Education has piloted this campaign to boost child pedestrian safety. This campaign has been aligned in school extracurriculum activities in responding to the current Education Reform Policy on “Cut in Class Hours and More Time in Extra Curriculum Activities”.
14 November 2015 – – Safe Kids Thailand, FedEx, Nan Municipality, Nan Hospital, and FedEx celebrated the opening of the first Safe School Zone in Thailand at Jumpeewanidaporn School in Nan Province with 150 participation of students, teachers, parents, community and municipal leaders, police, hospital, and also 13 local media attended. Mr. Surapol Teinsoot, Mayor of Nan Municipality and Mr. David Carden, Managing Director, FedEx Express Thailand and Indochina, had speech at the opening ceremony. All guests visited the completed 13 environment modifications.
13 October 2015 – – Safe Kids Thailand and CSIP conducted the Walk This Way for Child Pedestrian Safety Training for more than 50 Pediatric, nurse, public health and health promotion staff at the Pre-Congress Workshop National Training Program on Child Injury Prevention for Health Professionals that organized by the Association of Pediatricians of Thailand and WHO at the Century Hotel, Bangkok.
Global Network Meeting and Childhood Injury Prevention Convention
July 29 – August 1, 2015 — Safe Kids Thailand (Kronwika Buntanon) attended the Safe Kids Worldwide Global Network Membership and 2015 Safe Kids Worldwide Childhood Injury Prevention Convention (PREVCON), held at The Gaylord National Washington, D.C. to explore innovative new ideas and strategies to protect children from preventable injuries.
Safe School Zones Project: PHOTOVOICE Exhibition
July 21, 2015 — in collaboration between Safe Kids Thailand, Jumpeewanidaporn School, Nan Municipality organized the PHOTOVOICE Exhibition with 100 participants.
Safe School Zones Project: School Environments Work Plan
July 7, 2015 — the first meeting on school environment modifications was held at Nan Municipality, participated from Mayor of Nan Municipality and team, Director of Jumpeewanidaporn School and team, Project Engineer ( Mr. Chanarong Waiyapoj), and Safe Kids Thailand.
Safe School Zones Project (2-year project)
The School Zone project was initiated by Safe Kids Worldwide due to many children frequently exposed to vehicles and the risks vehicles pose to children around schools. This initiative, therefore, focus on pedestrian safety in the area surrounding elementary schools, which will be known as the school zone. The National Center for Safe Routes to School describes the ideal school zone as one that “starts at the front door and encompasses the campus and as many blocks as possible that surround the school and have a high concentration of school-generated traffic”.
Global Road Safety Week
May 8, 2015 — more than 300 students, teachers, parents, policymakers, and road safety advocates joined the Global Road Safety Week 2015 Save Kids Lives event at Santirat Wittayalai School in Bangkok. The event was organized by Safe Kids Thailand, Child Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention Research Center, Road Safety Directing Center, FedEx, and RAAT.
Parent Education: Keeping Your Kids Safe While Walking
May 27, 2015 — under the collaboration between Safe Kids and Watkhokthong School organized the Parent Education to 100 parents on road safety and how to teach their children to be safe pedestrians. Parents of students aged younger than 10 years were educated with the focus on not allowing young children cross the road alone while parents of students aged more than 10 years old were educated with the focus on improving their pedestrian skills. After education, SKT provides safety tips for parents to use for their child’s safety walk.
Pedestrian Safety Walk Rally
March 5, 2015 — Safe Kids Thailand together with road safety agencies and University student conducted Road Safety for 200 primary students in Bangkok, SKT educated about Pedestrian Safety for them.