This is an activity based interactive resource for the Junior Certificate Programme as part of CSPE. Streetwise is designed in a lesson plan format so that a teacher can pick up the resource and immediately start the programme. It is an easy to follow resource and students are involved in each lesson. This message can be reinforce by sporting organisations regarding young people travelling to and from sporting events.
This programme promotes awareness, knowledge, skills and values which create a foundation for the development of a safe road users now and into the future. You can use it in 20 hour or 45 hour formats. It introduces road safety to pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and motorists. This message can be reinforce by sporting organisations regarding young people travelling to and from sporting events.
‘Wrecked.ie’ is both an online and offline computer based programme which target at the high risk 17-24 year old age group as they are three times more likely to be killed in a collision on Irish roads compared to the rest of the population. It features a series of vodcast which illustrated with high tech animation the key points in each speaker’s testimony.
‘Wrecked.ie is accompanied by a ‘discussion guide’ that includes additional exercises for each topic. This provides an opportunity for participants to look at themselves and their behaviour in relation to road safety. The vodcasts focus in the themes such as driver distraction, drug driving, road user impairment, living with the effects of spinal or brain injury, buying and using company car, driving without insurance, overcrowding in a car, modified cars, driving when using a mobile phone and driver fatigue. The Road Safety Authority run free ‘train the trainer’ sessions on how to deliver this programme.
Training lasts two hours.