We aim to reach around 12,707 children with special need (blind and deaf), who will receive trial and trainings on learning app. Their vulnerability is exacerbated in case of emergency. Apparently, it will benefited for all student with special need students in country if emergency occurred. This unique learning kit will eliminate discrimination due to limitation owned by those students. This learning apps can minimize hesitations and doubt of special need students and their parents to come to school in emergency situation. The project will also benefit for 294 head principal and 4,266 teachers from 294 special schools located in 4 high disaster prone provinces (Aceh, Jakarta, Yogyakarta and South Sulawesi), in trainings of learning apps. We will also reach out education official on trainings and capacity building on disaster preparedness and EiE. Furthermore, the kit will be stock piled in Ministry of Education including advocacy for replication and scale up in other 29 provinces.
Mission and Vision
Our Mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treat children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Upon emergency, EiE approach will encourage school children to continue schooling in TLS whilst their school is damaged. The kit available in TLS commonly suit for children without disability. It can not address the learning need of children with disability, thus they will stay at shelter and lost their school days. Our learning kit for special need students (blind and deaf) will be developed upon existing curriculum subject in numerology and literacy, which sensitive to culture, religion, linguistic for both girls and boys. The kit comprises of learning app, is a key theme of ICT in EiE. It provides equal opportunities to learn in emergency for children with special need, ensuring no child left behind. It helps para teachers to facilitate formal and non formal learning for student with special need, provide protection in physical, psychosocial and cognitive as they used to obtain in daily school. The learning apps will be accessible through tablet or smartphone which plugged in the kit box and charged by solar power bank . The apps will be supported with specific learning tools and media for different need, such as blind student will require different tools and media from deaf students. To achieve education for all during emergency, we aim to develop learning apps that reach out all students with special need, both who are attended normal school or out school
Learning app and its handy tool/media will be developed specifically to address the need for quality education for special need students, which sensitive to gender, culture, religion and linguistic issue, suitable for Indonesia context. We will develop specific learning for each unique need (blind, and deaf) in different education level: primary and lower secondary school. The apps is accessible online and offline, using platform such as tablet or smartphone. It will cover formal learning subject such as: mathematic, sciences and language. It will also use for life sustaining skill such as hygiene promotion, clean water and sanitation, vector _ water borne disease prevention, preparedness, comprehensive school safety, gender, child protection and early child marriage prevention.