Since independence, Botswana has made great strides in economic and human development. In education, almost 100% of children now enrol in primary school, over 90% start secondary school and girls have enrollment rates similar to those of boys.
This presentation was shown at an Ad Hoc Expert Group Meeting on Reforms in Higher Education and the Use of Inforation Technology in Africa.
This report commissioned by ADEA sets out to understand how HIV/AIDS affects African universities and to identify responses. Based on case studies at 7 universities in 6 countries (Benin, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa and Zambia) it compares and analyses the findings.
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.
As the number of HIV/AIDS orphans continues to grow, programs are being established to ensure proper health and schooling for these children.
This article discusses the impact of HIV/AIDS on education in South Africa. South Africa has the fastest growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in the world. In 2001 over 4 million people were already HIV positive, 56% of them women.
This report is of a study conducted by Displaced Children Orphans Fund (DCOF), in Malawi and Zimbabwe. The team that conducted this research aimed to find out what could be learned from the project experiences and approaches in these countries that would inform scaling up efforts.
The Horizons Program is dedicated to global operations research on HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and support.
In Uganda, PLAN International, Makerere University, and the Horizons Program performed a study to assess the impact of an orphan support program on the physical, educational, and emotional wellbeing of children.
This study aims to contribute to the understanding of the problem of orphans and vulnerable children. It evaluates the impact of the crisis on the educational and nutritional status of orphans.