“School grounds should not be as safe as possible but as safe as necessary.”
— Risk in Play and Learning: Ubud-Höör Declaration, International School Grounds Alliance
While promoting risk-taking on school grounds may raise questions of liability for schools and concerns for parents it is essential for the development of healthy young people, according to a declaration released September 4, 2017 by the International School Grounds Alliance (ISGA). This declaration is endorsed by all 54 of ISGA’s Leadership Council members, representing 38 organizations from 16 countries and six continents.
We invite you to download the Declaration to share with your school.
You can find more information about the Declaration on the International School Grounds Alliance website.
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