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  1. Prévenir le VIH/SIDA en milieu scolaire : un défi pour l'Afrique francophone

    Ce document du séminaire régional sur l'éducation et le SIDA dans le système scolaire est un instrument de diffusion de la Déclaration de Dakar et des grandes lignes des plans d'actions nationaux. La déclaration constitue un cadre de référence pour la mise en oeuvre des politiques d'éducation préventive en matière de VIH/SIDA dans les différents pays qui ont, à cet effet, élaboré des plans d'action nationaux.

  2. Séminaire régional sur l'éducation et le SIDA dans le système scolaire (Afrique francophone), Dakar, 21-25 avril 1997 : rapport final

    This is the final report of a Regional Seminar on Education and AIDS in Educational Systems for French-Speaking countries in Africa that was convened in Dakar, Senegal, from 21-25 April 1997. The meeting was concerned with mobilising educational systems in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Youth before the first sexual intercourse were identified as a priority target for preventive education at school. The report is expected to guide in the formulation of action and follow-up plans that can quickly be implemented in the various countries.

  3. Final report of the UNESCO regional report on HIV/AIDS and education within the school system for English-speaking countries in Eastern Southern Africa, 20 to 24 February 1995 Harare

    This report of the UNESCO Regional Seminar on HIV/AIDS and Education within the School System for English-speaking Countries in Eastern and Southern Africa is intended for planners and policy-makers in Ministries of Education and Ministries of Health as well as representatives of NGOs. The particular focus is on Eastern and Southern Africa. The purpose of the Seminar was to enhance awareness of the need for preventive education on HIV/AIDS and to mobilise support for effective preventive education as means to reduce actual and potential impact of HIV/AIDS on education systems.

  4. Mitigating HIV/AIDS Impact on Education Systems: Planning and Management Checklist

    Mitigating HIV/AIDS Impact on Education Systems: Planning and Management Checklist

  5. Aspects of the Law Relating to AIDS: HIV/AIDS and Discrimination in Schools

    This is a report which contains background information on HIV/AIDS and Education issues in South Africa. Contained in this report are copies of media statements on HIV/AIDS and schools, an extract from a working paper which discusses issues on HIV/AIDS and schools and preliminary recommendations, an extract from a committee paper, the South African Schools Act, 1996 and the National Education Policy Act of 1996.

  6. School Health & Nutrition: A Situation Analysis - A Participatory Approach to Building Programmes that Promote Health, Nutrition and Learning in Schools

    This document has been developed by The Partnership for Child Development in collaboration with other agencies, including UNICEF, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, WHO, USAID, PAHO and The World Bank. It has been field tested in five countries in Africa. The goal of the situation analysis described in this document is to guide the design and evaluation of school-based health and nutrition programmes. …

  7. Primary School Action for Better Health

    This manual offers a set if teaching support materials developed by the Centre for British Teachers that uses existing subjects within the Kenyan primary school curricula to infuse HIV/AIDS messages.

  8. School health and nutrition: A situation analysis. A participatory approach to building programmes that promote health, nutrition and learning in schools

    This document discusses the goal of a situation analysis which is to guide the design and evaluation of school-based health and nutrition programmes. The approach outlined is not exhaustive and is likely to have particular sources and types of information that are relevant to a given country or situation.

  9. Overview of UNFPA activities dealing within an education context

    This an overview of UNFPA's activities in the context of HIV/AIDS and education on a global scale .

  10. Assessing the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector

    This is a proposal clarifying the terms of reference and methodologies used in a study of the impacts of HIV/AIDS on the education sector. The paper looks at understanding the impacts of HIV/AIDS on society and issues of relevance to human resource development in south Africa; internal, or side supply-side, impact and external, or demand-side, impact.

  11. Streamlining School and College Curricula in Swaziland: An assessment study on the response of education sector towards HIV/AIDS and life skills education

    This report discusses the intervention and mitigaiton methods introduced by the Ministry of Education of Swaziland in order to combat the increasing prevalennce rates of HIV/AIDS in the 15-24 age group. Through Life skills education programmes intergrated into all subjects, the MOE hoped to salvage the window of hope which is this age group. This paper discusses the other missing factors with this implementation such as policies to guide the implementation and coordinating machinery or organisations to moitor and evaluate it.

  12. SADC Regional Sectoral Mobilisation Workshop on HIV/AIDS in the Education Sector

    This document discusses the regional sectoral mobilization workshop on HIV/AIDS in the Education Sector. It was noted that the pandemic was resulting in reduced demand for education, reduced quality of, as well as inability for delivery b, the education system. With this realisation and the consequent discussion of the causes behind it, the regional sector gaol was described as to promote , coordinate and support individual and collective efforts of member States in reducing the transmission, incidence and impact of HIV/AIDS infection within the education and training sector.

  13. Standing Education on its head: Aspects of schooling in a world with HIV/AIDS

    This paper argues that HIV/AIDS stands education on its head. Education in a world with AIDS must be different from education in an AIDS free world. The content, process, methodology, role and organization of school education in a world with HIV/AIDS must be radically altered. The entire educational edifice must be dismantled.

  14. USAID's response to the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in Africa

    This a two paged paper that outlines USAID's efforts in the education sector to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS. Specifically, it outlines USAID's approach called Education Sector Support (ESS) comprised of three components: classroom based- focused on quality and quantity of student learning; systemic- promotes African led national plans of educational system reform and; sustainable - improves policy analysis, build capacity to manage change and increase expenditure in education. USAID stresses the application of ESS to all levels involved in education from ministry to community. …

  15. Conspiracy of silence? Stamping out abuse in African Schools

    This article promotes the need to urgently look at the scope of sexual abuse occurring in schools and its significant repercussions. Emphasizes need for standard procedures governing how schools address allegations and treat survivors of this violence. Summarizes research in SSA that looks at role of school culture and society in defining gender identities, the centrality of violence in adolescent sexual relationships and in schools and the contradicting messages of empowerment in schools health curricula against the behaviours with the school itself.

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