Ms. Susanne Ulk

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Ponencia a cargo de Susanne Ulk, del Consejo de Educación e Investigación de Dinamarca, recogida en la Mesa Redonda dedicada a la Formación en Prevención de Riesgos Laborales en los Diferentes Niveles Educativos en Europa, dentro del III Foro Internacional de la Cultura Preventiva

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Ms. Susanne Ulk

  1. 1. Prevention of Occupational RisksPrevention of Occupational Risks OBINTCP, Canary Islands, SpainOBINTCP, Canary Islands, Spain 19 – 20 October 201019 – 20 October 2010 Teaching Occupational Safety andTeaching Occupational Safety and Health in Primary Schools in DenmarkHealth in Primary Schools in Denmark Susanne Ulk, project managerSusanne Ulk, project manager
  2. 2. ……might also be the title of thismight also be the title of this presentationpresentation  How to improve young schoolHow to improve young school children´s awareness ofchildren´s awareness of occupational health and safetyoccupational health and safety
  3. 3. AgendaAgenda  The OSH system and the BAR´sThe OSH system and the BAR´s  Facts School/workFacts School/work  LegislationLegislation  Basis for the School Project (idea, aim,Basis for the School Project (idea, aim, methodology)methodology)  The School ProjectThe School Project  The actual materialsThe actual materials  Conclusions and recommendationsConclusions and recommendations
  4. 4. The Working EnvironmentThe Working Environment Council and the BAR´sCouncil and the BAR´s  The Danish Working EnvironmentThe Danish Working Environment Council consists of representatives fromCouncil consists of representatives from the social partners and acts as advisor forthe social partners and acts as advisor for the Danish Minister for Employmentthe Danish Minister for Employment regarding occupational safety and healthregarding occupational safety and health  The 11 Branch Working EnvironmentThe 11 Branch Working Environment Councils consist of representatives fromCouncils consist of representatives from the social partners from the relevantthe social partners from the relevant branches.branches.
  5. 5. The eleven BAR´sThe eleven BAR´s (Branch Working Environment(Branch Working Environment Councils)Councils)
  6. 6. Schools, facts and figuresSchools, facts and figures  In Denmark there is a ten-year compulsoryIn Denmark there is a ten-year compulsory education 0 – 9th classeducation 0 – 9th class  10th form is an offer to pupils who have10th form is an offer to pupils who have completed the compulsory educationcompleted the compulsory education  There are 2300 basic schools - 2/3 of themThere are 2300 basic schools - 2/3 of them municipal,1/3 private)municipal,1/3 private)  700.000 pupils700.000 pupils  60.000 teachers60.000 teachers
  7. 7. Work, facts and figuresWork, facts and figures  There are approximately 200.000There are approximately 200.000 youngsters in Denmarkyoungsters in Denmark  44% of them are working, most of them in44% of them are working, most of them in spare time jobsspare time jobs  Young people are injured twice as much asYoung people are injured twice as much as older peopleolder people
  8. 8. School Legislation in DenmarkSchool Legislation in Denmark  Teaching Safety and Health has gained aTeaching Safety and Health has gained a high priority in legislation and curriculumhigh priority in legislation and curriculum  Teaching of Safety and Health isTeaching of Safety and Health is incorporated in a number of primary schoolincorporated in a number of primary school subjectssubjects  Safety and Health training is mandatory forSafety and Health training is mandatory for all school gradesall school grades  We operate with two sets of Safety andWe operate with two sets of Safety and HealthHealth 1) Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)1) Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) 2) Educational Safety and Health (ESH)2) Educational Safety and Health (ESH)
  9. 9. Basis for The School ProjectBasis for The School Project is the Government´s Action Programme,is the Government´s Action Programme, which recommends thatwhich recommends that  basic attitudes and knowledge in relation tobasic attitudes and knowledge in relation to safety and health should be provided bysafety and health should be provided by schoolsschools  pupils must be able to make a positivepupils must be able to make a positive contribution to their own health and safetycontribution to their own health and safety  and to that of their colleaguesand to that of their colleagues
  10. 10. The Aim isThe Aim is  strengthening safety and health trainingstrengthening safety and health training  mainstreaming the training into generalmainstreaming the training into general teaching in primary and secondary schoolsteaching in primary and secondary schools
  11. 11. The Idea is thatThe Idea is that  good safety and health attitudes and habitsgood safety and health attitudes and habits should be developed in schoolshould be developed in school  it is important to encourage children to takeit is important to encourage children to take a constructive part in safety and healtha constructive part in safety and health work at an early stage of their schoolwork at an early stage of their school careerscareers
  12. 12. The MethodologyThe Methodology  The School Project incorporates andThe School Project incorporates and encourages project-workencourages project-work  It is a methodology where pupils activelyIt is a methodology where pupils actively and purposefullyand purposefully –– investigate their environmentinvestigate their environment –– form concepts and ideas about itform concepts and ideas about it –– try to understand ittry to understand it –– form opinions about itform opinions about it –– take action on ittake action on it
  13. 13. The actual initiatives andThe actual initiatives and materialsmaterials  The Ar & Mi concept andThe Ar & Mi concept and www.armi.dkwww.armi.dk  Customised coursesCustomised courses  The ”New Kids on the Job” concept andThe ”New Kids on the Job” concept and www.nyijob.dkwww.nyijob.dk  The web siteThe web site www.ungmedjob.dkwww.ungmedjob.dk and theand the newsletter for OSH teachersnewsletter for OSH teachers
  14. 14. The Ar & Mi projectThe Ar & Mi project  Ar & Mi, the two OSH trollsAr & Mi, the two OSH trolls  Ar & Mi´s home pageAr & Mi´s home page  Ar & Mi at schoolAr & Mi at school  The Ar & Mi board gameThe Ar & Mi board game  Three new stories about Ar & MiThree new stories about Ar & Mi
  15. 15. Ar & MiAr & Mi
  16. 16. The Ar & Mi home pageThe Ar & Mi home page www.armi.dkwww.armi.dk
  17. 17. Ar & Mi at schoolAr & Mi at school (the materials packet)(the materials packet)
  18. 18. The Ar & Mi board gameThe Ar & Mi board game
  19. 19. Three new storiesThree new stories about Ar & Miabout Ar & Mi
  20. 20. Customised coursesCustomised courses  Courses for teachers to learn how to teachCourses for teachers to learn how to teach OSH in generalOSH in general  Courses for teachers to learn how to useCourses for teachers to learn how to use the Ar & Mi materialsthe Ar & Mi materials  A project day with OSH for a whole schoolA project day with OSH for a whole school  OSH as a topic for a specific school yearOSH as a topic for a specific school year groupgroup
  21. 21. From a course for teachersFrom a course for teachers
  22. 22. From a course forFrom a course for school counsellorsschool counsellors
  23. 23. OSH Course for 8th gradeOSH Course for 8th grade
  24. 24. www.nyijob.dkwww.nyijob.dk (”New kids on the job” /(”New kids on the job” / ”Job starters”)”Job starters”)
  25. 25. The multi media materialsThe multi media materials  8 documentary cases published8 documentary cases published in a pupil´s bookin a pupil´s book  4 films: Coffee and Camels,4 films: Coffee and Camels, Cows and Cranes, StructureCows and Cranes, Structure and Ward round and Cuttingand Ward round and Cutting (hair) and Kilometres(hair) and Kilometres  PosterPoster  www.dr.dk/nyijobwww.dr.dk/nyijob - teacher´s- teacher´s web guideweb guide
  26. 26. From the filmFrom the film ”Coffee and camels””Coffee and camels”
  27. 27. From the film:From the film: Cows and cranesCows and cranes
  28. 28. www.ungmedjob.dkwww.ungmedjob.dk (ungmedjob = young worker)(ungmedjob = young worker)
  29. 29. The area for teachersThe area for teachers
  30. 30. The Minister for EducationThe Minister for Education launches the web portal (aprillaunches the web portal (april 2009)2009)
  31. 31. E-based newsletterE-based newsletter for OSH teachersfor OSH teachers Newsletter 3, April 2010, articles:Newsletter 3, April 2010, articles:  Ar & Mi and their new home page!Ar & Mi and their new home page!  Teaching OSH at vocational school level –Teaching OSH at vocational school level – an example from an Agricultural Schoolan example from an Agricultural School  ””Spænd hjelmen” (”Strap the safetySpænd hjelmen” (”Strap the safety helmet”) – a report about young people andhelmet”) – a report about young people and their attitude to risks and safety and healththeir attitude to risks and safety and health  From a workshop about implementation ofFrom a workshop about implementation of teaching OSH in health care sector schoolsteaching OSH in health care sector schools
  32. 32. Conclusions andConclusions and recommendationsrecommendations  Demands for OSH in legislationDemands for OSH in legislation and curriculumand curriculum  A coherent strategyA coherent strategy  Motivated teachersMotivated teachers  Dedicated core personsDedicated core persons  Inspiring and exellent teachingInspiring and exellent teaching materials, not too expensivematerials, not too expensive
  33. 33. And the most important…And the most important…  Involvement of pupils, parents,Involvement of pupils, parents, teachers, school managers,teachers, school managers, representatives from the socialrepresentatives from the social partners and local authoritiespartners and local authorities  Co-operation between OSHCo-operation between OSH professionals and educationalprofessionals and educational professionalsprofessionals
  34. 34. At last - the last slide…At last - the last slide…  Any questions?Any questions?  Thank you for your attentionThank you for your attention 

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