This teaching guide was developed as part of the "School-based healthy living and HIV/AIDS prevention education (SHAPE)" Programme, a non-formal school subject, taught in grades 5 to 9, using student-centered participatory teaching and learning methods. The programme aims to equip young people with the necessary knowledge, attitudes and skills to promote healthy living and prevent the transmission of HIV/AIDS through the active participation and involvement of teachers, students, school principals, education officials, parents and other community members. The content of the programme focuses on a range of health and social issues relevant to children and young people, including HIV/AIDS, personal health and hygiene, growth and development, alcohol and drugs.
Ministry of Education
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