Nairobi: Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, 2013. 32 p.
Kenya. Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
2nd edition
The objectives of the Education Sector Policy on HIV and AIDS, 2013 are to: 1. Enhance knowledge on HIV and AIDS at all levels of education with a view to reducing new infection, stigma and discrimination in the education sector; 2. Provide information on comprehensive treatment, care and support to learners living with HIV, OVC and youth below 24 years; 3. Mainstream HIV and AIDS education in the curricula at all levels of education; 4. Strengthen management and leadership structures and programs at all levels to sustain quality education in the context of HIV and AIDS; 5. Ensure the work place environment is free from stigma and discrimination arising from HIV and AIDS status; 6. Institutionalize capacity building on HIV and AIDS for personnel in the education sector; 7. Develop a comprehensive communication and advocacy strategy to facilitate the response to HIV and AIDS in the education sector; 8. Promote and strengthen partnerships and linkages for the various providers of HIV and AIDS services; 9. Strengthen coordination mechanism for harmonious implementation of HIV and AIDS programmes; 10. Ensure efficient resource utilization for effective implementation of HIV programmes in the education sector; 11. Facilitate resource mobilization to implement this policy.
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