Pregnancy remains the highest risk factor for female dropout rates, both before and after reintegration. This does not align with national policy goals outlined in the Vision 2030 document, and retards Jamaica’s fulfilment of international treaties, commitments and policy guidelines.
Jamaica. Ministry of Education
Jamaica Country Report for the 2011-2012 Education Sector HIV and AIDS Global Progress Survey.
This Manual is designed to be used to guide the conduct of a 6-day Trainer of Trainers workshop for approximately 20 participants. It is primarily instructor-led but may be used for self-paced learning by persons in the early childhood field.
These materials have been developed in order to support the implementation of the revised Health and Family Life Education (HFLE) curriculum to be implemented in schools across Jamaica.
This manual supports the implementation of the Health and Family Life Education (HFLE) curriculum to be implemented in schools across the island.
Health and Family Life Education, a comprehensive life-skill programme, is the chosen vehicle for HIV and AIDS prevention including both knowledge and skill acquisition.
To implement the education sector's comprehensive response to HIV, the Ministry of Education Jamaica, in its National Policy for the Management of HIV/AIDS in Schools, recommends that every school in Jamaica establish a Health Advisory Committee.
Through a consultative and participatory process, the Ministry of Education has developed a five-year costed strategic plan (2007 - 2012), to provide a framework for the entire Education Sector, to guide its accelerated response, mitigate the impact of AIDS and strengthen HIV prevention education