18-26 February 2016 – – Due to SKT has signed agreements with 13 projects of 13 schools in 3 provinces (Nan, Chonburi and Bangkok) and also provided grants, toolkits, materials to implement the Making ‘Walking Safety’ for Children Project in their schools. To monitoring these 13 projects, SKT has visited schools in 3 provinces. 13 schools will be completed their project no later than 31 March 2016.
18 February 2016 – – Safe Kids Thailand conducted the Child Pedestrian Safety and Walk This Way Program Training for 5 pediatricians of Ramathibodi Hospital, under the Elective course for pediatricians, general physicians, family medicine physicians, emergency physicians, and master or PhD students in public health program.
31 January-1 February 2016 – – Safe Kids Thailand together with teachers of Jumpeewanidaporn School, Health educators from Nan hospital, police, Nan Municipality, and student volunteers from Nan Technical College conducted a Pedestrian Safety Education (under Safe School Zone Project) for 351 students grade 1-6 on how to be safe while walking and traveling to/from school. Safety knowledge among 175 students grade 4-6 increased from 70% to 82%. And also educated parents on how they can teach their children about safe road behaviors and demonstrated the completed 13 environment modifications to them.
25-29 January 2016 – – Safe Kids Thailand and University student volunteers conducted the “Walk Smart: A Children’s Pedestrian Safety Education” for 3,049 students (grade 1-6) in 90 classes, 10 primary schools in Bangkok. The purpose of the “Walk Smart” program was to provide knowledge and skills about pedestrian safety to The focus of the education was to teach how to walk and cross safely in difficult situations: when there is no walkway, on a riverside, in low-light areas, at a railway, in traffic congested areas, and a road with more than two traffic lanes. Safe Kids Thailand also developed a knowledge survey that includes images for each answer to help children understand. Teachers responded that this extra activity could be applied to real life situations and could not be found in the textbook.
22 January 2016 – – Safe Kids Thailand, FedEx, Wat Liab Ratbamrung School, and Faculty of Medicine Srinakharinwirot University organized a Walk Rally- Safe Child Pedestrians for 124 students grade 4-6 of Wat Liab Ratbamrung School in Bangkok. During session, SKT together with FedEx volunteers, teachers, and Medical student volunteers demonstrated how to walk and cross the road in difficult situation through fun 3 station games – – Safe Walk, Safe Cross, and Road Signs. Safety knowledge among them increased from 75% to 93%. This activity received the positive feedback from students and also from Medical student and FedEx, found this type of activity engaging and fun as they had a chance to interact with the students.
19 January 2016 – – Safe Kids Thailand conducted the Child Pedestrian Safety and Walk This Way Program Training for 5 pediatricians of Ramathibodi Hospital, under the Elective course for pediatricians, general physicians, family medicine physicians, emergency physicians, and master or PhD students in public health program.