South African national education policy is committed to promoting gender equality at school and to facilitating the successful completion of all young people’s schooling, including those who may become pregnant and parent while at school.
These guidelines are primarily intended for programme managers, technical advisors and researchers from governments, nongovernmental organizations, development agencies and academia.
WASH in Schools (WinS) fosters social inclusion and individual self-respect. By offering an alternative to the stigma and marginalization associated with hygiene issues, it empowers all students – and especially encourages girls and female teachers.
This report was prepared as the main document for dissemination of the island-wide findings from the 2011 Health Promoting Schools survey. It is intended to be used by intra and inter ministries / agencies with interest in the topic.
The National Life Skills Education Programme is designed to assist in building positive and noble character (virtue) as well as confidence, enthusiasm and discipline (morale) in our citizens for the betterment of our country.
This report provides results from the School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS) conducted in 2012. Chapter 1 provides background and introduction to the report. Chapter 2 provides an overview of the methods used in the study.
This report evaluates current practice in the aspects of health and wellbeing that are the responsibility of all staff and adults who work with learners. It identifies good practice and highlights important areas for further discussion and development.
The School Health and Nutrition Health Education Manual is a collection of lesson plans on 23 topics that make up a comprehensive School Health and Nutrition curriculum.
Schools are an important social setting that can be used to improve community health in general and the health of schoolchildren in particular. The Health-Promoting Schools
One in five children worldwide does not complete upper-primary school, with particularly high drop-out rates among pubescent-age girls that may limit economic opportunities and perpetuate gender inequality.