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  1. 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.

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

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

  3. Mitigating HIV/AIDS Impact on Education Systems: A Multi-Sectoral Approach

    Mitigating HIV/AIDS Impact on Education Systems: A Multi-Sectoral Approach

  4. Mitigating the impacts of HIV/AIDS on educations systems: development impacts of HIV/AIDS

    Mitigating the impacts of HIV/AIDS on educations systems: development impacts of HIV/AIDS

  5. The impact of HIV and AIDS on education: mitigating the impacts of HIV/AIDS on education systems

    The impact of HIV and AIDS on education: mitigating the impacts of HIV/AIDS on education systems

  6. The Impact of HIV and AIDS on Education

    This is a brief compilation of the impact of HIV and AIDS on Education in Swaziland, Ethiopia, Malawi, Kenya, South Africa, Bostwana, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Questions on the economic, social, cultural and health context within the education system are answered and an overview of negative and positive impacts of HIV on the education sector, curriculum changes, skills-based education and community involvement discussed.

  7. Assessing impacts of HIV/AIDS on the education sector

    This powerpoint presentation assesses the various impacts of HIV/AIDS on the education sector. The presentation highlights on the internal impact on service delivery, external inpact on service needs and demand, various cross cutting issues and shows various graphical presentations on the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector and at country level.

  8. How ready are we to address the relationship between HIV/AIDS and the quality of education?

    This presentation highlights results from a global readiness survey on the education sector in 100 countries. Data is captured on 11 areas; education system and statistical indicators, MoE HIV/AIDS structures, enabling environment, HIV/AIDS mainstreaming, human resources, workplace HIV/AIDS programmes, HIV/AIDS and the curriculum, infected and affected, partnerships, research and self-assessment and prioritization. …

  9. HIV/AIDS and Education Policy-Legal Issues

    This powerpoint presentation on legal issues surrounding HIV/AIDS and Education gives an overview of the international and regional framework impacting the education sector. Some areas were law impacts on education policy include HIV testing, privacy and confidentiality, illness issues of sick leave and termination, and access to treatment. Various international and regional legal instruments on HIV/AIDS protecting employees and case laws are cited in this presentation.

  10. Sub Regional Colloquium "Teaching in a World with AIDS" Summary

    This a brief summary of the Sub- Regional Colloquium meeting held in Harare in Zimbabwe 2004. The main objectives of this meeting was to share on various aspects affecting the education sector-teachers in particular. Various presentations were made which touched on the global initiative and the need for a coordinated national response; the new role and management of teachers in the face of HIV/AIDS; DEMMIS and other best practices being adopted in the region.

  11. Effects of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic on Rural Communities in ACP Countries-A Reader

    This report focuses on the effects of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on rural communities in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries. The report is a collection of information on HIV/AIDS from various documents and websites. It gives statistics of the pandemic from various regions including Sub-Saharan Africa and also highlights on the impact of HIV/AIDS on women, food security, agriculture and youth. It also looks at issues on mainstreaming of HIV/AIDS in development, governance and accountabilty on HIV/AIDS, HIV treatment and challenges and opportunities for civil society. …

  12. HIV and AIDS preventive education: A training programme for teacher educators in Sub-Saharan Africa

    This is a training manual designed for teacher educators in Sub-Saharan Africa. The training manual is a response to the challenge of controlling the spread of HIV and AIDS Sub-Saharan Africa. It contains the basic facts and information needed in the acquisition of knowledge and the development of attitudes, values, skills and practices related to the prevention and control of the HIV and AIDS pandemic. The manual is presented in 8 modules which aim to provide teacher educators with an experience of engaging in a participatory teaching HIV and AIDS Prevention Education. …

  13. Gender Inequalities in primary Schooling: The roles of poverty and adverse cultural practice

    This paper suggests a simple model for the relationships between poverty, schooling and gender inequality. It argues that poverty at both national and household levels is associated with an under-enrolment of school age children, but that the gendered outcomes of such under enrolment are the product of cultural practice, rather than poverty per se. Using detailed case study material from two African countries, evidence is presented to show the variety and extent of adverse cultural practice which impede the attendance and performance of girls at school, relative to boys. …

  14. HIV/AIDS in Tertiary institutions in Ghana

    This draft report looks at the effects of HIV/AIDS in tertiary institutions in Ghana. The study investigates the manner in which HIV/AIDS has affected personnel, operations and use of resources at selected tertiary institutions in Ghana; how institutions have responded and measures they were taking to control and limit further infection; the developments in teaching, research, publications and advisory services which institutions have initiated because of the infection, and the extent to which institutions propose to respond to the negative impact of HIV/AIDS. …

  15. The Impact of adult mortality on primary school enrollment in Northwestern Tanzania

    This report is on a study which responds to the call for greater analysis of the problem in different country contexts by examining the impact of adult mortality and orphan status on primary school enrollment in Tanzania. Findings include that enrollment rates for both primary and secondary schooling in Tanzania are below the average for Africa and secondary enrollment rate among the lowest in the world. …

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