Open Distance Learning Training Centre

JUNE 2006

ROSAE - Road Safety in Adult Education

Road safety is one of the most important public health problems in Europe and in the world. The World Health Organization estimates that every year, according to the statistics, 1.2 million people are known to die in road accidents worldwide. So, the European commission consider that road safety directly affects all of the territory of the European Union and all its inhabitants:


Shortage of  interactive digital resources in all subject matter. What exists cannot easily be adapted by teachers.  
High cost of creating content makes it too expensive for niche education areas (many areas of education).
Electronic medium is not fully exploited. Current digital resources are predominantly text on screens. Medical education could benefit by giving students synthetic experience through interactive applications.