School stories

This section acts as a central catalogue of group school projects on road safety and sustainable mobility. Discover the incredible initiatives already launched by secondary school pupils from all over the world as part of the international competition Your Ideas, Your Initiatives, and draw inspiration from them to dream up your own project. You can search for them by country and date, and also check out those selected by the panel as finalists and winners.

Results : 29
2018/2019

Carpooling

We, the 11th graders at Montessori school in Medellín suggested a project established by challenge based learning. The main goal of this project is to improve air quality and to reduce issues regarding car flow in their district through carpooling.

Colegio Montessori Medellín
2018/2019

SEMOC One, two, three, mobility without stress!

SEMOC One, two, three, mobility without stress! This is what is promoted in the booklet (educational guide)  that, from our experiences after 4 years of work, allows us to provide global strategies to the almost 180 public and private schools in Bucaramanga.

 

Instituto Caldas
2018/2019

From 4 to 2

Our campaign is focused on promoting sustainable mobility for students and teachers in our school. We are identifying the main issues and problematics of the mobility of our city in the future, because of this we decided 2 years ago, we would investigate other students and participants of our community to use a more effective way of transportations, regarding environmental and mobility challenges of our city Bogotá. 

The Victoria School
2017/2018

Drive, not just only sit behind the wheel

In spanish there are two terms Manejar and Conducir. This is a project that shows young people the difference between these two terms, and how they impact the mortality rate in Cali, Colombia.

Colegio Internacional Cañaverales
2017/2018

!Forbidden Crossroad¡

Answering to the initiative of Renault “YOUR Ideas, YOUR Initiatives, we have been working on solving mobility situation at our School. This is our third year participating in this contest, which allows us to present better and extended initiatives.

Instituto Caldas
2017/2018

"Road safety should move us all"

We, Colegio Montessori seniors, created a variety of activities taking into account the students’ ages. These activities were adapted in order to raise awareness about road behaviors. The whole school community was included.

Colegio Montessori
2016/2017

Dirigibles (blimps) as an alternative urban transport system

Many people and many cars have made Bogota a chaotic and polluted city. Most working families live in the south of the city and traffic affects the quality of family time. We believe it is necessary to generate clean solutions that improve mobility.

CLEMENCIA DE CAYCEDO
2016/2017

“Nos movemos”- Project of Road Safety Culture

Colegio Santa Ana de Bucaramanga Colombia, for more than three years, has focused on providing a quality education in a comprehensive way to train children and young people to serve society by being responsible citizens.

2016/2017

From 4 to 2: a view on sustainable mobility at The Victoria School in Bogotá

Our initiative, “From 4 to 2”, looks forward to promoting the use of sustainable mobility in our community, especially the use of the bicycle as an efficient and viable mean of transportation.

THE VICTORIA SCHOOL
2016/2017

I am autonomous, friendly and sustainable with my environment

In this version of Your Ideas Your Initiatives 2018, our school, Instituto Caldas, continues strengthening the institutional mobility program. SemoC is a group of 17 students who develop strategies oriented by the teacher in a research context.

INSTITUTO CALDAS
2016/2017

ROAD SAFETY HEROES

This project is about how the girls at our school became aware of the mobility problems this institution faced, how they created projects to solve the problems and how they made other students aware of the road safety rules.

COLEGIO GIMNASIO LOS PINARES
Finalist
2016/2017

Road park Cali - Colombia

We created a traffic park in order to develop pedagogical strategies for promoting safe mobility that will help children at the Cañaverales International School, as well as the children from the other schools in Yumbo.

COLEGIO INTERNACIONAL CAÑAVERALES
2016/2017

SMARTHAND

We designed a wrist bracelet for use in landslide zones to locate survivors.

GIMNASIO LOS CAOBOS
2016/2017

KRASH II. USE YOUR MIND TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE

This year, our initiative, KRASH, looks for a more precise message based on the conception that using our minds correctly and focusing all our thoughts on a safe ride will help us reduce the accident rate on the roads.

The New School - El Nuevo Colegio
2016/2017

Roads without landmines

The goal is to design a drone to detect landmines and improve road safety in Colombia.

GIMNASIO LOS CAOBOS
2016/2017

Project designers to impact the educational community

This is the fourth year that our school participates in Your Ideas Your Initiatives. The program is now integrated in our school curriculum.

MONTESSORI
2015/2016

"I am friendly and sustainable self with my environment"

Our project "I am friendly, autonomous and sustainable with my environment" contributed to creating a civic culture starting in our institution, to then be expanded to other regional contexts.

INSTITUTO CALDAS
Winner
2015/2016

Mobility with INGENIO

Our project development led us to the idea that the cornerstone is road safety and caring for the value of life.Using critical thinking skills in the context of collaborative work and cooperative learning, we built many mobility learning activities

THE CLERMONT SCHOOL
2015/2016

Preventive Campaign

Taking into account the causes of accidents in our city, the theme selected by our group was prevention. The most common accidents were selected and used in a campaign inside our school to raise awareness and prevention.

GIMNASIO DE LOS CERROS
2015/2016

KRASH: Keep safe on the Road to Aim towards a Safer Humanity

This work shows what 9th and 10th graders found out about people's cultural perceptions of mobility issues. Students worked on a campaign to show that being safe on the roads is an act of self-responsibility.

THE NEW SCHOOL - EL NUEVO COLEGIO