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close this bookSchool Health Education to Prevent AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) : Handbook for Curriculum Planners (UNESCO - WHO, 1994, 88 p.)
close this folderB. Sample materials for introducing the curriculum and for teacher training
View the document(introduction...)
View the document1. Checklist for focus group with students (situation assessment)
View the document2. Sample agenda for parent meeting
View the document3. Sample letter to parents
View the document4. Sample introduction to parent activities
View the document5. Sample instructions to parents
View the document6. Sample questions - student to parent
View the document7. Peer leader training guide
View the document8. Test items for student evaluation (with correct answers)
View the document9. Needs analysis for the teacher training programme
View the document10. Three-day teacher training agenda
View the document11. Teacher satisfaction with training workshop

2. Sample agenda for parent meeting

1. Introduction of school personnel (teachers, director)

2. The need for a school programme on HIV/AIDS and STD

Examples of arguments to use for point 2:

· AIDS is a problem in our country

· Young people are at risk of getting infected with HIV/STD

· Clinics report that many young people have STD

· Young people have sexual intercourse despite the recommendations of adults to the contrary

· We do not see many young people sick with AIDS because many years pass between infection and disease - young adults with AIDS were often infected during adolescence

· Young people need information and skills to avoid infection

· Education about sex and AIDS does not encourage young people to have sex; rather, it makes them realize the risks involved;

· Parents should talk about sex with their children, and the school programme may make this easier;

· Parents are sometimes worried that their children are too young for education on sex, HIV/AIDS and STD, but times have changed, and nowadays children are exposed to this information whether parents like it or not. It is better that they have the correct information;

· Sex education for delaying sex and protecting oneself from HIV/AIDS and STD is more effective if given before young people become sexually active.


· A nurse, a community leader, or a person with HIV may be invited to present point 2

3. Description of the programme

· The units and objectives
· The activities
· The parent programme (if used)

4. Questions

5. If appropriate, try one student activity with parents

6. If appropriate, show how parents/family members can interact with their children by doing an activity together

7. Final questions and farewells