The Social Determinants of Health Sectoral Briefing Series aims to encourage more systematic dialogue and problem solving, and more collaboration with other areas of government, by providing information on other sectors' agendas and policy approaches, and their health impacts, and by illustr
For the goals of Education for All (EFA) to be achieved, children must be healthy enough not only to attend school but also to learn while there.
It’s All One Curriculum: Guidelines and Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education provides a rationale, content, and sample activities for placing gender and rights at the centre of sexuality education curricula.
This toolkit provides a guide to activities across the following health topics: tobacco, alcohol and other drugs, nutrition, hygiene, sanitation and infectious diseases, physical activity, injury prevention and violence prevention.
This brochure is designed to assist adults teaching children aged 3–10 years about the principles of friendship and mutual understanding. The brochure includes clear explanations designed to foster children’s understanding of ethical and moral norms.
The goal of the National Sexuality Education Standards: Core Content and Skills, K–12 is to provide clear, consistent and straightforward guidance on the essential minimum, core content for sexuality education that is developmentally and age-appropriate for students in grades K–12.
Life Orientation is central to the holistic development of learners. It addresses skills, knowledge and values for the personal, social, intellectual, emotional and physical growth of learners, and is concerned with the way in which these facets are interrelated.
To better understand the current situation of sexuality education at school and the barriers for implementing effective programs, more research on educators and their
The purpose of this Teachers’ Handbook is to enable teachers to internalize the content of the Curriculum. The handbook also provides a variety of suggested activities teachers can benefit from to facilitate reflection, and to develop life skills within themselves and among learners.
Life skills have been defined by the World Health Organization as abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life.