Schoolchildren will study mine safety in lessons – MES


photo of the State Emergency Service

The Ministry of Education and Culture of Ukraine and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) are developing a mine safety workshop for schoolchildren. These will be interactive materials, online lessons and brochures.

This was reported by the press service of the MES on Monday, August 14.

“Mine safety will become a mandatory addition to the school course “Health, safety and welfare”the message says.

This workshop will help children and teachers to know the rules of behavior in areas that may be mined. It is reported that an online mine safety teaching course for children of different age groups will be available to teachers.

For example, interactive materials and videos were developed for mine education classes, in particular:

  • interactive online lessons at the All-Ukrainian online school for distance learning, adapted for junior and senior schoolchildren;
  • a series of tips from psychologists for communicating with children about explosive objects;
  • brochure with tasks from the Infors super team for teenagers;
  • riddles on the topic of mine safety for preschoolers, junior and high school students;
  • cartoons for children (“Safe Vacation” – for children aged 3-10 years, “Super Team Against Mines” – for children aged 8-16 years, “Patron Dog” – for children aged 4-16 years);
  • a video with Patron the dog and sappers about the types of explosive objects and the formation of safe behavior in the conditions of overcoming the consequences of hostilities; informative posters and games.

We will remind, according to the data of the State Emergency Service, approximately 30% of the territory in Ukraine is mined. WP wrote that it will take more than 750 years to completely demine Ukraine.

It was also reported that in Ukraine they created their own machine for demining territories.

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