Auntie Stella

Learning & Teaching Materials

"Auntie Stella" is a classroom-based activity pack for secondary school students aged 13-17 years. The pack uses the question and answer format of helpline letters. It consists of 33 questions and answer cards, the questions supposedly written by adolescents seeking information and/or advice on a variety of topics. The answer cards give Stella's reply. The topics covered include normal reproductive development, social and economic pressures to have sex, gender roles, forced sex, communication in relationships and with parents, HIV/AIDS and STDs, etc. Cards should be discussed in small groups with minimum intervention by the teacher.

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