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 : 36
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
2015/2016

Ride our World

Medellín is one of the most polluted cities in Latin America and its traffic density is a factor. Our initiative focused on two ways to change the use of cars: promoting bike use and the design of ecological vehicles.

COLEGIO SAN IGNACIO DE LOYOLA
2015/2016

MOVING SAFETY

At our school mobility has been one of the main issues from the beginning. A group of students were very worried about the lack of safety awareness and by brainstorming have brought together different ideas to generate a change at our school.

ASPAEN GIMANSIO LAFRAGUA
Winner
2015/2016

Road safety in children with Down Syndrome

Mission Street is a Road Safety Education Virtual Game for kids with Down syndrome which attends to their peculiarities and learning needs to develop habits and routines that enable them to function safely along the roadways of the city.

GIMNASIO LOS CAOBOS
2014/2015

Mobility As a Lifestyle

We answered the query of how to assume mobility as a lifestyle by creating a program that includes environmental improvements and transformation in the interaction between the members of our community.

2014/2015

Mobility in Montessori school 2015

Montessori school students wanted to create awareness about prevention and how easily you can save your life following rules and simple actions. They developed a road security festival with ludic activities to teach and enjoy.

2013/2014

Don't wait for the consequence to act

This project is about the combination of teenagers, alcohol, cars and extreme speed. We want people to understand that we can reflect, that we can prevent. If we first think of a consequence. Sometimes we don't want to see the consequence.

2013/2014

Le capitaine de la soirée (Designated driver)

The Designated Drivers project's main objective is to show the consequences of what can happen if you drive under the effects of alcohol. It also aims to raise awareness of the service of designated drivers that most insurance companies offer.

MONTESSORI
2013/2014

The tenth grade IE Camilo Torres: Dreams the 49av as a pedestrian ride

Congested 49th Avenue, that runs adjacent to IE Camilo Torres Restrepo in the Colombian city of Medellín, will be transformed with a pedestrian crossing according to the proposal 10th grade students at the school have prepared.

IE CAMILO TORRES RESTREPO
Finalist
2013/2014

Risk conducts in teenagers

In this project we want to make people conscious and aware of what can happens when teenagers drink-drive, drive at high speed and without a seatbelt, among other risks. The centre of our project will be a song that makes people reflect.

MONTESSORI SCHOOL