VISUS is a methodology developed by SPRINT researchers, that permits to assess the safety of school facilities at regional scale, with the purpose of supporting the definition of pragmatic safety upgrading strategies.
It has been adopted by UNESCO for the assessment of the risks affecting the education sector. The UNESCO Guidelines on the methodology can be downloaded from the UNESCO website.
Volume 1 (Introduction to learning facilities assessment and to the VISUS methodology) contextualizes the concept of school safety and showcases its relevance in the various frameworks contributing to the Global 2030 Agenda. It provides decision-makers with clear understanding of the outcomes of the implementation of the VISUS methodology.
Volume 2 (VISUS Methodology) explains the theoretical aspects of the VISUS methodology, and presents in its annexes the rules and criteria that are the basis for assessment and evaluation.
Volume 3 (VISUS Implementation) explains the phases of VISUS implementation and presents in its annexes the tools developed for it.