Reaching adolescents through teachers and community-based educators
October 9, 2013 - Geneva
Chandra-Mouli V. Reaching adolescents through teachers and community-based educators. Paper presented at: Training Course in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research; 2013 Oct 9; Geneva. Available from: https://www.gfmer.ch/SRH-Course-2013/adolescent-health/Reaching-adolescents-through-teachers-Chandra-Mouli-2013.htm
- UNESCO, UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF and WHO. International technical guidance on sexuality education. Volume 1. The rationale for sexuality education. An evidence-informed approach for schools, teachers and health educators. UNESCO. Paris. 2009.
- Please read the news clippings from Tanzania (1 page) and Australia (1 page). They highlight challenges in getting teachers to carry out sexuality education in their classrooms, and in getting heads of schools to ensure that sexuality education progrmmes take place. Comment on the situation in your country.
Read the Guatemala case study (2 pages). Non Government Organizations (NGO) such as the one described in the case study do courageous and innovative work. However, in many cases their work remains small scale and time limited. List 1-2 strengths and weaknesses (if any) of NGO initiatives in sexuality education that you have come across.