AIP Foundation China wrapped up a successful 2018-2019 school year of Walk Wise programming with a teacher training workshop in Nanba Town, Xuanhan County. The Walk Wise program aims to improve the safety of road users through community education, school-based road safety education, road safety treatments, and capacity-building measures, and has been implemented in Nanba Town since 2017. Teachers and safety directors from
AIP Foundation’s Walk Wise pedestrian safety program, supported by Chevron, successfully launched its first community outreach event of the summer in Tiantai Township, with over 300 community members in attendance. Representatives from the Xuanhan Traffic Police department and the local government came together to deliver important road safety education messages to children and local community members. One local
Our pedestrian safety program, Walk Wise, successfully completed its year-end review of two of our program schools. Xiaba Primary school and Tahe Center School were chosen as a sample schools to represent and evaluate all 17 program reviewed against a variety of criteria in order to measure their progress over the past year. Walk Wise
To celebrate the fifth UN Global Road Safety Week, AIP Foundation’s Walk Wise program organized a public awareness event for the community at Nanba No. 1 Primary School. 55 representatives from AIP Foundation, Xuanhan County, Chevron, and other stakeholder groups as well as 1600 students attended the event. To kick off the event, students gave a performance
Walk Wise recently completed installation of traffic simulation corners at 17 program schools in Nanba township. These corners will help teachers conduct road safety demonstrations for students and allow students to learn important safety information through interactive and fun activities. Additionally, Walk Wise installed traffic warning signs to guide drivers and pedestrians around all program schools. With 42
As part of the Walk Wise program, the AIP Foundation China team worked with the education department in Nanba Town to organize five workshops for 312 primary and middle school teachers in order to provide them with road safety education training and curricula. With the support of Mr. Li, a consultant and facilitator from Southwest University China,
On December 2, China celebrated the 7th National Day for Road Safety and AIP Foundation organized a launch ceremony for the second phase of our Walk Wise program in celebration of this day. We collaborated with Xuanhan Natural Gas Office and the Traffic Police Department to bring together 17 project schools and 10 related governmental stakeholders to launch Walk Wise.
Together with Xuanhan Natural Gas Office, AIP Foundation organized a stakeholder meeting of Walk Wise in Nanba Town, Xuanhan County with representatives from 17 program schools, the Department of Education, the traffic police department, the Youth League of Xuan Han County, and Chevron China. The meeting introduced the Walk Wise program to new schools and wrapped up the first year
From September 17-20 2018, Legal Development Program members and AIP Foundation attended the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) workshop “Improving Road Safety Legislation” in Beijing. Throughout the four-day workshop, which focused on “Safe Systems Approach,” participants worked in groups to identify in-country opportunities for long term capacity building and to develop action steps for 2019.
This summer, we launched a series of community road safety outreach events beginning in mid-July as part of our Walk Wise program in China. By the end of August, we held four events in five communities in Nanba Town and the greater Xuanhan County in Sichuan Province. The safety director of Nanba, Mr. Yang, and Nanba police officers facilitated