New challenges for school AIDS education within an evolving HIV pandemic

Case Studies & Research
UNESCO International Bureau of Education
p. 415-434
Title other languages
Nouveaux défis pour l'éducation concernant le SIDA à l'école face à une pandémie du VIH en constante évolution
Nuevos desafíos a la educación escolar sobre el SIDA ante el desarrollo de la pandemia del VIH
Periodical title
Prospects: quarterly review of comparative education, XXXI, 3 (2001)

This article will describe the evolution of school-based HIV prevention programmes and their theoretical frameworks, as well as present barriers to their implementation. Examples of several best practices will highlight the key role of the education sector in mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS. The article concludes with an innovative suggestion for the establishment of a new profession: the AIDS educator.

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