Education systems are pivotal for building individual, community, and systemic preparedness and resilience. Small Island States struggle to deliver education services in contexts of multiple threats and vulnerabilities e.g. natural disasters, floods, hurricanes, health epidemics. Paradoxically, robust education systems can mitigate these risks and help children, youth and communities face adversity.
At the Commonwealth, we work to ensure that Small Island States are able to ensure education and learning in a safe, resilient and supportive environment that is responsive to their contextual needs, with optimal resources including the use of appropriate technology.