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  1. Revised national curriculum statement grades R-9 (schools) policy 2002

    The Revised National Curriculum Statement is not a new curriculum but a streamlining and strengthening of the Curriculum 2005. Its purpose is to lay the foundation for a single national core syllabus, focusing on the structure and design of the curriculum, teacher orientation, training and development, learning support materials, provincial support to teachers in schools and implementation time-frames. …

  2. National policy on HIV/AIDS, for learners and educators in public schools, and students and educators in further education and training institutions

    The South African Ministry of Education acknowledges the seriousness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on its citizens. This national policy shows the Ministry's commitment to minimise the social, economic and developmental consequences of HIV/AIDS to the education system, all learners, students and educators, and to provide leadership in the implementation of an HIV/AIDS policy. This policy seeks to contribute towards promoting effective prevention and care within the context of the public education system.

  3. Implementation plan for Tirisano: January 2000-December 2004

    The Implementation Plan of Tirisano is a five year plan that provides the political mandate for South Africa's Department of Education. It is a call upon on South Africans by their Minister of Education, urging them to cooperate with the Ministry and provincial education authorities in addressing the most urgent problems in their educational sector. It aims at providing good quality accessible education from childhood right through adulthood, and ensuring that they prepare their citizens to be part of a multicultural society within a common set of values. …

  4. University of the Free State HIV and AIDS policy: As approved by the UFS Council on 11 March 2005

    The UFS is committed to addressing HIV and AIDS in a positive, supportive and non-discriminatory approach by providing resources and leadership to implement HIV and AIDS University-based, as well as community outreach programmes.GOAL AND OBJECTIVES OF THE POLICYGOAL: To assist the UFS in responding to challenges posed in relation to HIV and AIDS.OBJECTIVES:a) Protect individual rights of confidentiality and freedom from discrimination.b) Promote (i) a sustained programme that provides counselling and support and (ii) the provision of current accurate information to the UFS community and to the …

  5. University of Zululand Policy on HIV/AIDS

    The country's Higher Education Sector appears to be particularly badly affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, with some estimates indicating that infection levels amongst undergraduates might be as high as 1 in 4. Given these figures, it would be hard to dispute SAUVCA's assertion that ""within the next 5 years, AIDS will become an everyday reality in the University system"". Given the nature of the disease and the devastating effect it is already having on our society, the University affirms the need to take a clear position on key questions related to HIV infection and AIDS. …

  6. University of Witwatersrand Policy on HIV/AIDS

    The University recognises that South Africa, with the rest of southern Africa, is experiencing a devastating HIV/AIDS epidemic. The University also recognises that HIV/AIDS is not only a health issue, but one which concerns the entire University community and our society in every possible respect. As an institution that strives to engage with society and be responsible to it, the University is committed to playing an active role in mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS, both on its internal constituency of staff and students, and on society as a whole. …

  7. University of Port Elizabeth Policy on HIV/AIDS

    The university recognizes that HIV/AIDS is a global concern and that South Africa as well as the rest of Southern Africa is experiencing an HIV/AIDS pandemic. Furthermore the University recognizes that HIV/AIDS is not merely a health issue but is a developmental challenge which concerns the entire University community as well as it's contextual society. The university as an institution is committed to playing a leadership role in addressing HIV/AIDS in order to mitigate the impact thereof, on an interinstitutional, intrainstitutional and extra institutional level. …

  8. University of Natal HIV/AIDS Plan 2002-2004

    This document describes the mission, principles, components and objectives of the University of Natal AIDS Plan for 2002-2004. It is a departure point for dialogue and action with the various stakeholders, collaborators and partners committed to enhancing the response to HIV/AIDS within the University community. This dialogue will enable us to build, develop and implement this plan, thereby reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS on the University of Natal.

  9. USAID Response to the Impact of HIV/AIDS on Basic Education in Africa

    Document listed as resource material for the Sub-Regional Seminar: "Accelerating the Education Sector Response to HIV/AIDS in Africa" Mombasa, Kenya 11th - 15th November, 2002.

  10. The HIV/AIDS Emergency. Guidelines for Educators

    These guidelines are based on the National Policy on HIV/AIDS for Learners and Educators in Public Schools, and Students and Educators in Further Education and Training institutions of the Department of Education (South Africa).

  11. Rhodes University Policy on HIV infection and AIDS

    The University recognises the extreme seriousness of HIV infection and AIDS, and in view of the implications of the disease both at the workplace and wider society it is committed to formulating a policy to deal with problem.

  12. Policy framework for orphans and other children made vulnerable by HIV and AIDS South Africa

    The Policy Framework for orphans and other children made vulnerable by HIV and AIDS serves to: confirm existing policy and refer to intended policy; reinforce existing, relevant legislation and the links between various pieces of legislation and policies; provide a rationale for common action by different government departments and civil society for the implementation of various strategies in order to promote the rights of OVC; clarify the approach, principles and intentions for coordination and effective partnerships.

  13. National Policy on HIV/AIDS, for learners and educators in public schools, and students and educators in further education and training institutions

    National Policy on HIV/AIDS, for learners and educators in public schools, and students and educators in further education and training institutions

  14. HEAIDS - strategic framework: 2006-2009 and beyond

    The HE HIV/AIDS Programme (HEAIDS) is South Africa's nationally co-ordinated, comprehensive and large-scale effort designed to develop and strengthen the capacity, the systems, and the structures of all HEIs in managing and mitigating the causes, challenges and consequences of HIV/AIDS in the sector and to strengthen the leadership role that can and should be played by the HE sub-sector. …

  15. 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.

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