This report is the second assessment of the responsiveness to HIV of Education Sector Plans which have been appraised and endorsed by the Education for All Fast Track Initiative (EFA-FTI).
Clarke, David J.
Since very early in the epidemic, education has been identified as central to an effective response. Three different kinds of education can be distinguished: education for HIV prevention, education about treatment, and education to prevent or mitigate the negative effects of the epidemic.
Education including life skills-based education has a positive role to play in contexts where messages have been accurate, HIV education coverage in schools has been high, and implementation has been sustained and to scale.
This report presents the first investigation of school-based sexuality education in Asia through a human rights perspective.
In a comprehensive approach, the education sector uses all means at its disposal to promote and protect the health of learners and staff and to mitigate the impact of HIV and AIDS on the system itself.
This toolkit was developed to guide Ministries of Education, particularly in the Caribbean region, through the rapid policy development process towards a specific outcome: an effective HIV and AIDS policy for the education sector that is linked with an achievable implementation plan.
This book is an investigation from the standpoint of the classroom teacher into how school-based education is addressing the global HIV epidemic.
Recent research highlights the need for the assessment of the impact of HIV and AIDS on education in the Caribbean as integral to its mitigation. The analysis presented in this paper is the first to attempt such an assessment.
The EFA Fast Track Initiative seeks to support countries in developing an HIV/AIDS response as part of the education sector plan for EFA1. The EFA Fast Track Initiative (henceforth FTI) is a multi-donor effort to assist low income countries to achieve Universal Primary Education (UPE) by 2015.
This paper aims to explore issues of gender in relation to planning for education development in the context of tackling HIV and AIDS.