Presentation on theme: "Title: Review of effectiveness of the theatre based interventions in Lebanon Presenter: Nada Naja Date: 22 July, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Title: Review of effectiveness of the theatre based interventions in Lebanon Presenter: Nada Naja Date: 22 July, 2014
Theatre in education
TBPE What is it all about? How effective is it?
TBPE: What is it all about?
TBPE: How effective is it? In schools & communities Effectiveness: –Operation research in education sector –Impact of TBPE at community level
EDUCATION SECTOR +Open a space to discuss important sensitive/ taboo issues that are relevant to the YP daily lives +Reach YP +Raise awareness +Create “fun” +Interaction of teachers and students
Impact of TBPE on YP performers 1.Improved communication skills 2.Increased assertiveness 3.Decreased shyness 4.Increased acting skills 5.Increased self-confidence; believe more in themselves 6.Increased tolerance and compassion 7.Increased personal resilience 8.Increased knowledge, more positive attitudes on health related and life skills related issues 9.Becoming a resource person and/or a resource team 10.Having more quality friends and thus improving their social support system 11.Supporting other people in the community and at school 12.Feeling included 13.Learning by doing and not just by knowing/watching 14.Decreased risky behavior 15.Increased health at the physical, psychological, social, and spiritual levels
Variations of benefits …some details
Students Performers Vs Watchers Student performers –Gained communication skills –Better expression of ideas –Gained a ‘voice’ –Retained more information –Got more engaged students watchers generally learned knowledge & went back to their reality as soon as the play was over Student watchers –Gained knowledge –Higher level of frustration –Disappointment –Were not listened to well enough during the performance –Perception that performers learnt much more than them
Enhancing benefits and minimizing harm …some more details
Recommendations Upgrade TBPE holistically & comprehensively Ensure beneficence – the DO NO HARM principle Maximize impact Ensure continuity
Recommendations Implementing the vision of TBPE – the role of the school in community building
Impact at community level How statistically significant was the change in answers?
Protection against HIV - Percent distribution of number of correct answers across the pre/post tests* *P value <0.05 (Significant difference at 0.05 significance level)
HIV transmission mode - Percent distribution of correct answers across pre and post tests *P value <0.05 (Significant difference at 0.05 significance level)
VCT clinics - Percent distribution of correct answers across pre and post tests *P value <0.05 (Significant difference at 0.05 significance level)
Dealing with people living with HIV - Percent distribution of correct answer across the pre and post tests * *P value <0.05 (Significant difference at 0.05 significance level)