This course is a self-access e-learning course primarily designed for people who are involved in educating young people in both formal and informal educational settings. This course aims to build a broad knowledge base on 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.
As the UN specialised agency for education, UNESCO supports lifelong learning that builds and maintains essential skills, competencies, knowledge, behaviours and attitudes.
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.
A story of a villager Nazir, who goes abroad and is infected with HIV/AIDS from his wife. This informative story has been prepared by the Bunyad Literacy and Community Council (BLCC), Lahore.
A story of a couple; Shahid and Zeenat who get information about HIV/AIDS through a television drama. Zeenat, the wife, is a Matriculate, and Shahid her husband, though not highly educated, is a hard working farmer. Before their marriage, he used to enjoy life in the company of his friends.
Through the study of this module, teachers will learn techniques and ways to effectively guide their young and adult students in learning about HIV/AIDS.
In 2002, UNESCO Bangkok developed an advocacy kit targeted at middle- and senior level officials of Ministries of Education, aimed at the promotion of HIV/AIDS preventive education and increasing awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in South East Asia.