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 blue.gif (104 octets)What is health education?

blue.gif (104 octets)Principles of health education

blue.gif (104 octets)Content of health education

blue.gif (104 octets) Health education for women and girls

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blue.gif (104 octets)Health education Programme Planning and Implementation

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

 

SCHOOL HEALTH AND NUTRITION

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Pedagogy of health education

Health education is most effective when the teacher:
- conducts a "needs analysis" as a first step in deciding what are the health needs of the pupils, school and community
- creates a comfortable, supportive, co-operative and healthy learning environment
- involves their community
- builds on what the pupils know
- progressively returns to a number of key health topics throughout a child's schooling
- does not present the material as "problems" and the pupils as "victims"
- facilitates learning through a variety of modalities (students doing, seeing, reading, listening...) which are student-centred and task-based.
- includes social aspects of health alongside the physical and mental