|School Health Education to Prevent AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) : Teachers' Guide (UNESCO - WHO, 1994, 117 p.)|
It is important to involve parents in the programme: families have an important role in the development of personal and ethical values in our students. Most parents recognize the threat posed by AIDS, and are in favour of school education for prevention. Some of them find it difficult to discuss sexuality with their children, and are happy if the school takes on the responsibility. However, they may have reservations about some parts of the programme.
Parents often need to learn about AIDS themselves, and the school programme may provide the opportunity for parents, and other members of the family, to obtain accurate information, and to dispel myths or rumours about AIDS that circulate in the community.
The best way to involve parents is...
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