School administrators and teachers face difficult decisions about how best to use school resources in order to meet academic achievement goals. Many are hesitant to adopt prevention curricula that are not focused directly on academic achievement.
Crianças e adolescentes frequentemente são vítimas da violência estrutural que caracteriza países como o Brasil – marcado por grande desigualdade – e passíveis de sofrer violação de seus direitos humanos mais elementares: à vida, à saúde, à alimentação, à educação, à segurança, ao lazer, entre ou
Violence against women and girls is an unacceptable violation of basic human rights. It also is so widespread that ending it must be a global public health priority. An estimated one in three women is beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused by an intimate partner during her lifetime.
Fidelity of program implementation under real-world conditions is a critical issue in the dissemination of evidence-based school substance use prevention curricula. Program effects are diminished when programs are implemented with poor fidelity.
It is widely recognized that teacher training affects the fidelity with which evidence-based substance use prevention curricula are implemented.
This document is organized in three chapters.
En la primera parte del documento se describe el estudio realizado por la CICAD para identificar a las Escuelas de Educación en América Latina y el Caribe que estaban trabajando de alguna forma con la temática de las drogas en el currículo, así como en las actividades de extensión y de investigac
Schools have been identified as one of the appropriate settings for addiction prevention since this is the place where pupils may come into contact with drugs for the first time and experiment with them, with the possibility of becoming addicted.
Another way to learn is a UNESCO initiative that supports Non-Formal Education projects working around the world in Africa, South Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America.
This document presents an evaluation of the process, results and impact of the initiative to promote health and prevent sexually transmitted diseases among adolescents and youth in the school environment (in Brazilian schools), on the basis of research carried out in 340 schools in 14 state capit