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US House of Representatives, 2020
This document records testimony from a hearing before the Committee on Education and Labor that was held to examine the Federal Government's response to school communities impacted by natural disasters and the diverse challenges our schools face on the road to recovery. Member statements were presented by: (1) Honorable Rick W. Allen, Ranking…
Descriptors: Hearings, Natural Disasters, Emergency Programs, Crisis Management
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Wahl-Alexander, Zachary; Sinelnikov, Oleg A. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2013
After traumatic events, such as a natural disaster, children who are directly or indirectly affected by the event often have a number of intense emotional reactions. It is important for educators to understand common emotional and psychological responses to disastrous events and to try to help. This article describes a physical activity program…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Natural Disasters, Emotional Response, Elementary School Students
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Sapkota, Jeet Bahadur; Neupane, Pramila – Education Sciences, 2021
How do natural disasters affect academic performance? Despite numerous studies having been conducted after the 2015 Nepal earthquake, the academic impacts of this tragic event have rarely been explored. Applying the OLS estimation on the microdata collected through a questionnaire survey among 189 secondary school students of two secondary schools…
Descriptors: Seismology, Natural Disasters, High School Students, Academic Achievement
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Kalafsky, Ronald V.; Conner, Neil – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2015
Global supply chains play an increasingly important role in the economy and should therefore be addressed within geography coursework, especially given concerns that geographers have not fully explored various angles of globalization. This article explores the use of an online case study on supply chains and their vulnerability to natural…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Natural Disasters, Case Studies, Surveys
Vallas, Paul – Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2014
In this essay, Paul Vallas--education reform expert and key advisor to the government of Haiti in developing its national education plan--discusses his plan for Haiti. The paper explores the successes and challenges of education reform in Haiti, before and after the earthquake that devastated the nation in 2010. The essay describes the…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Foreign Countries, Emergency Programs, Educational Planning
Ramirez Cortes, Fernando – World Bank, 2017
Each year countries suffer great tragedy when natural disasters destroy schools and disrupt children's education. In addition to causing immediate harm to children, there is mounting evidence that the direct impact of natural disasters can translate into a series of indirect long-term effects. For some time, multilateral and bilateral development…
Descriptors: School Safety, Systems Approach, Hazardous Materials, Educational Facilities
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Spolsky, Bernard – Language Policy, 2019
Earlier, I proposed that language policy could usefully be analyzed as consisting of three independent but interconnected components, language practices, language beliefs or ideologies, and language management. It was also argued that failure to recognize that language policy can exist in other domains and at other levels than the nation-state,…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Language Attitudes, Self Management, Language Usage
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Türksever, Ömer – Education Quarterly Reviews, 2021
Disasters are known as calamities affecting all humanity on earth and have adverse impacts on human life in various ways. Although many natural disasters cannot be prevented, their adverse effects on people can be mitigated. It is important to raise the awareness of people about disasters, whether they are caused by human effects or nature.…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Consciousness Raising, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Jacobs, Marni B.; Harville, Emily W. – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2015
Background: High impact experiences following a natural disaster have been shown to influence later psychopathology. Individual-level factors such as age may also contribute to a disaster's impact on mental health, though it is unclear whether young age confers a protective effect or represents a period of increased risk as compared to adulthood.…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Psychopathology, Age Differences, Mental Health
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Bradley, Deborah – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2020
In this paper, I explore the question: What would it mean for history to be understood as the history of trauma? First implied by Sigmund Freud (2003/1920) in "Beyond the Pleasure Principle," and later taken up the Cathy Caruth (1991, 1993, 1996), the question has broad implications for music education. The nature of trauma as an enigma,…
Descriptors: Trauma, History, Music Education, Violence
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Snowden, Monique L. – College and University, 2020
The "Chronicle of Higher Education" report "The Looming Enrollment Crisis" offers multiple case studies on how institutions "were" responding to shifting demographics and new student needs--that is, prior to the coronavirus pandemic. In contrast to the adverse impacts of natural disasters on particular geographic…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Coping, School Closing
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Terranova, Andrew M.; Morris, Amanda Sheffield; Myers, Sonya; Kithakye, Mumbe; Morris, Michael D. S. – Early Education and Development, 2015
Research Findings: It is clear that disasters negatively affect both adults and children. Yet there is little research examining the mechanisms whereby some people are negatively affected by disasters whereas others are resilient to these negative effects. Family functioning and child characteristics might be factors that influence the impact of…
Descriptors: Weather, Natural Disasters, Emotional Response, Parents
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Amin, Rizwana; Nadeem, Erum; Iqbal, Khizra; Asadullah, Muhammad Ali; Hussain, Bashir – School Mental Health, 2020
The present study is a pilot study to examine the initial effectiveness of the Support for Students Exposed to Trauma (SSET) program (Jaycox et al. in Support for Students Exposed to Trauma: the SSET program. Lesson plans, worksheets, and materials. TR-675, RAND, Santa Monica, CA, 2009) in reducing PTSD symptoms and building resilience and social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Effectiveness, Trauma, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
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Dhawan, Shivangi – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2020
Educational institutions (schools, colleges, and universities) in India are currently based only on traditional methods of learning, that is, they follow the traditional set up of face-to-face lectures in a classroom. Although many academic units have also started blended learning, still a lot of them are stuck with old procedures. The sudden…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Disease Control
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Mutch, Carol; Latai, Leua – Pastoral Care in Education, 2019
Schools regularly find themselves dealing with the aftermath of family, community and national tragedies. In this article, two university-based educators share their experiences of working with schools to engage children in arts-based activities to support the processing of the traumatic events they endured. In both cases, children in local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Activities, Trauma, Natural Disasters
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