A considerable body of evidence has emerged in the last twenty years to inform governments, schools, non-government organisations (NGO’s), teachers, parents and students about effective school health programmes.
The HIV Preventive Education Information Kit for School Teachers is an attempt to provide teachers and teacher trainees with the basic information that they should know when teaching young people about HIV and AIDS.
The EDUCAIDS Technical Briefs are two-page summaries of key issues related to the five essential components of a comprehensive education sector response to HIV and AIDS: 1) quality education; 2) content, curriculum and learning materials; 3) educator training and support; 4) policy, management an
The EDUCAIDS Overviews of Practical Resources provide guidance on the technical and operational aspects of this response.
Recognising the vital role of the education sector in national responses to HIV and AIDS, the UNAIDS Committee of Cosponsoring Organizations (CCO) launched EDUCAIDS, the Global Initiative on Education and HIV and AIDS, in March 2004.
This paper presents a framework for quality education to show how education systems can and must change in their analysis and conduct in relation to HIV and AIDS.
For some decades now students have been given lessons about drugs in school in the belief that education about drugs can change their behaviour.
This publication documents the experience of more than 100 community-based organisations in Southern Africa, Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe-in planning a prevention response to substance abuse among the youth of their communities.