The Thai Ministry of Education, the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), and the Horizons Program embarked on a study to examine the outcomes of a school-based HIV/AIDS programme called "Teens on Smart Sex" for Thai college students.
This manual is designed for teacher educators and teachers looking for practical guidelines and tools to incorporate HIV/AIDS into their curriculum based on a theoretical three-day workshop to enable them to learn about: How HIV/AIDS is and is not spread; The difficulties in teaching young people
The purpose of the manual, in order to prevent children and young adults from developing risk behaviours, is that universities and other teacher education institutions incorporate HIV prevention and response in the entire teacher education program.
The aim of this document is to share emerging promising practice in the field of school health and nutrition within the GMSR and to inform governments, development partners and other organizations that recognize the need to harmonize activities and align assistance.
The present document Teacher education manual on HIV prevention and response is a regional pilot version designed by UNESCO Jakarta office in 2007.
This report on the baseline data from three countries (Mexico, Thailand and South Africa) provides information on the HIV-prevention needs of school-based youth.