Human Rights and Students
This letter will give you more insight to the policy regarding HIV/AIDS in a school settlement.
NATIONAL POLICY ON HIV AND AIDS FOR LEARNERS AND
EDUCATORS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS AND
EDUCATORS IN FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING INSTITUTIONS
(10 AUGUST 1999 VOLUME 410 NUMBER 20372)
HIV and AIDS is one of major challenges to all South Africans. It is estimated that almost 25% of the general population will be HIV positive by the year 2010. In South Africa HIV is spread mainly through:
• Sexual contact
• Breast feeding
• Mother to child
In keeping with International standards and in …show more content…
Have students make puppets of these important adults using magazine pictures mounted on cardboard attached to sticks to hold them up. Once each student has his/ her own puppet, ask each student to either (a) explain who the person is and how she/he can help children, or (b) participate in a play in which different members of support system help a child. Give students the opportunity to practise telling the puppet about a problem.
Students cut pictures from magazines in preparation for this activity.
Students can identify adults in helping professions who are a part of their support system.
The teacher might develop a rubric with the following criteria to assess students’ performance: A: The