Technical briefs

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EDUCAIDS Technical Briefs are two-page summaries of key issues related to the five essential components of a comprehensive education sector response to HIV and AIDS.

Each brief can be used as a stand-alone reference, and together they offer comprehensive and flexible guidelines to the continuum of activities required to respond to the epidemic at country level.

There are currently 35 briefs. Download individual briefs or the complete set (pdf format):

Complete set - 35 briefs
(AR, CH, EN, FR, PT, SP,RU)

Component 1: Quality Education

  • Quality education and HIV & AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • A rights-based approach to the education sector response to HIV and AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Gender-responsive approaches in education sector responses
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Providing culturally sensitive education on HIV and AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Girls’ education and HIV prevention
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Education for orphans and children made vulnerable by HIV and AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • HIV and AIDS education for minorities
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • HIV and AIDS education for refugees and internally displaced persons
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Focused HIV prevention for key populations
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Promoting the greater involvement of people living with HIV in education sector responses
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)

Component 2: Content, curriculum and learning materials

  • Curricula for HIV and AIDS education
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Addressing HIV-related stigma and discrimination
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • HIV and AIDS education in primary school
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • HIV and AIDS education in secondary school
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Tertiary education responses to HIV and AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)

Component 3: Educator training and support

  • Educator training on HIV and AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH,RU, AR, PT)
  • Creating supportive environments for teachers in the context of HIV and AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Psychosocial support for students affected or infected by HIV
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Strengthening school and community linkages
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)

Component 4: Policy, management and systems

  • HIV and AIDS workplace policies for the education sector
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Situation analysis and effective education sector responses to HIV and AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Projection models for HIV and AIDS in the education sector
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Addressing human capacity in education in the context of HIV and AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Coordination and strategic partnerships in HIV and AIDS education
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • International funding for the education sector responses to HIV and AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Advocacy for a comprehensive education sector response
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Monitoring and evaluation of HIV and AIDS education responses
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)

Component 5: Approaches and illustrative entry points

  • Life skills-based education for HIV prevention
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • School health and HIV prevention
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • HIV and AIDS education for out-of-school young people
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Drug use prevention in the context of HIV and AIDS education
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • School feeding and HIV and AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, AR, PT)
  • HIV and AIDS treatment education
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • Communications and media in the education sector response to HIV and AIDS
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
  • HIV prevention with and for people living with HIV
    (EN, FR, SP, CH, RU, AR, PT)
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