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  1. HIV and AIDS. An action guide for higher education institutions in the SADC region

    A critical issue for universities is to prevent HIV infections among their students, who are usually in the age groups most vulnerable to HIV. However, universities are also increasingly being asked to provide care and support to infected students and staff. They also need to consider programmes to manage and mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on their core purposes of teaching and research. …

  2. Step by step: a guide to HIV and AIDS policy development for the education sector. Caribbean Education Sector HIV and AIDS Capacity Building Programme

    This toolkit was developed to guide Ministries of Education, particularly in the Caribbean region, through the rapid policy development process towards a specific outcome: an effective HIV and AIDS policy for the education sector that is linked with an achievable implementation plan. The toolkit follows a clear four-step process: Step 1: Planning for policy development; Step 2: Developing the policy; Step 3: Implementing the policy; Step 4: Monitoring and evaluating the policy. …

  3. From policy to practice. An HIV and AIDS training kit for education sector professionals

    The HIV and AIDS training kit is a user-friendly guide to build capacity in education sector professionals who have responsibility for the implementation of their country's education sector policy on HIV and AIDS. The kit consists of three sections. Section One contains information on getting started - such as a training curriculum, generic workshop programme and tips for training in the era of HIV and AIDS. Section Two contains tools to assess HIV/AIDS competency, in both the participants and the trainers. …

  4. HIV and AIDS: challenges and approaches within the education sector. IIEP brief for planners

    This brief is addressed to educational planners and managers, as well as other key decisions-makers in the field of education in countries highly affected by the AIDS epidemic, especially those of sub-Saharan Africa where the impact on education systems has been most severe. Building on previous research and on the expertise of UNESCO's International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), the brief focuses on practical aspects of educational planning in a context of HIV. …

  5. Inclusion is the answer: unions involving and supporting educators living with HIV. A toolkit for educators and their unions

    Education International, Education Development Center, and the World Health Organisation have developed this toolkit to help educators and their unions support and involve educators who are living with HIV. Emphasis is placed on eliminating stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV in order to enable support and involvement in all union activities. …

  6. HIV and AIDS in education: a resource manual for inspectors and advisory teachers

    School inspection and advisory support is the "sin qua non" for ensuring quality in education. Inspection and advisory support is often limited to monitoring implementation of the school curriculum and education policies, and rarely are inspection fi ndings used to inform the preparation of staff development strategies and school improvement programmes. As inspectors and advisory teachers, we should become aware of the major current trends and emergent areas of special concern in education. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS, a pandemic that is spreading around the world every day. …

  7. Education management information systems in the era of HIV and AIDS: an introduction

    This paper is an introduction to Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) in the context of the era of HIV and AIDS. It provides an overview of EMIS, its aims and objectives, and provides detail around its design and function. In addition it considers the importance of management information systems in the context of HIV/AIDS. This document is the first in a two-part series, the second focusing on District Education Management and Monitoring Information Systems (DEMMIS), for capturing a limited amount of local data on a more regular basis than the annual EMIS. …

  8. Develop an HIV and AIDS plan for your school. A guide for school governing bodies and management teams

    This book has been written as a guide for schools to help them to think about and manage the problems that HIV and AIDS bring. The book can help schools and their communities to use the national policy on HIV and AIDS and education to take local action. The book will encourage everyone - school governing bodies, managers, educators and parents to think, plan and act to protect and strengthen schools against the impact of the epidemic.

  9. Basic education district managers HIV/AIDS resource kit

    The main objective of the DISTRICT MANAGERS HIV/AIDS RESOURCE KIT is to: Provide a comprehensive information and management framework for education system managers at all levels (but focusing on the district), to empower them to: Understand the nature of the crisis; Factor the likely impact on education and the local community; Take management steps to mitigate impact on education and learning; Assist in gathering local data and analysing it for local use; Provide information on local conditions to regional and national levels and improve the quality of reporting to achieve this; Become a well …

  10. An HIV/AIDS toolkit for higher education institutions in Africa

    The objectives of the Toolkit are: To support the efforts of African Universities to initiate or improve their institution specific HIV/AIDS prevention programmes. …

  11. AIDS Brief for sectoral planners and managers. Education Sector

    This AIDS brief focuses on education issues related to Third rather than First World conditions and suggests that the importance of the sector goes far beyond obvious supply, demand and quality issues.

  12. Talking about AIDS in Schools: An AIDS Workshop Design for School Principals, Administrators and Teachers

    This is a document which gives guidance to a facilitator on AIDS prevention education. It gives guidance on how to design and conduct an advocacy workshop so as to initiate a process by which preventive education on AIDS/STD for adolescents will have acceptance and the full support from school principals, administrators, teachers and parents of secondary school students. The four modules covered are: Talking about HIV/AIDS, Targeting adolescent boys and girls, Understanding adolescence and Module 4 is on Developing Methodologies.

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