Department of Education By: Ma. Corazon C. Dumlao, MD, MPH Chief, Health Division School Health an Nutrition Center
RATIONALE: AIDS - threat to public health not only a medical crisis but crisis of national resources. Affected Population -“people at peak of earning power”
RATIONALE: May 2002 - 19 new HIV cases reported - 8 new AIDS cases reported Cumulative # of HIV (+) cases 1984 - 2002 - 1,695 HIV (+) cases - 20 - 39 years age group NO TREATMENT YET; PREVENTION
Knowledge Survey Among Pupils 10- item knowledge test National Average of 5.3 All below passing average of 75%
Sources of Information on AIDS/HIV: Elementary Level Newspapers 8% Radio 8% Parents 13% School Nurse 10% Sisters/Bros. 2% Others 2% Friends 4% Doctor 19% Teachers 14% T.V. 17%
Knowledge Survey Among H.S. Students 15 item test 15 item test national average is 9.07 national average is 9.07 all below ideal passing average of 75% or 11 correct answers all below ideal passing average of 75% or 11 correct answers
Sources of Information on AIDS/HIV: Secondary Level Newspapers 12% Radio 10% School Nurse 7% Sisters/Bros. 2% Others 1% Friends 3% Doctor 19% Teachers 20% T.V. 17% Parents 10%
Mandates DepEd to integrate AIDS Prevention Concepts One priority thrust for EFA 2015 RA 8504
OBJECTIVES: Goal: To develop matured and responsible studentry imbued with desirable health values which can assist them in making rational decisions that can lead to satisfying, productive, and quality life.
OBJECTIVES: Create awareness on the local and global situation on AIDS Create awareness on the local and global situation on AIDS Inculcate desirable health behavior Inculcate desirable health behavior Provide pre-and in-service training of teachers and other school officials Provide pre-and in-service training of teachers and other school officials
OBJECTIVES: n Strengthen parent and community involvement n Initiate research studies n Institutionalize AIDS prevention education
COMPONENTS: nInIEC nCnCo-curricular and Ancillary Services nHnHRD nPnParent Education & Community Outreach nMnMonitoring, Research & Evaluation
Component # 1 - IEC n Development of Modules for Integration in Science and Health and Makabayan (sp. Social Studies) n Production of AIDS Sourcebook n Information campaign in schools students, teachers, parents
Component # 2 - Co-Curricular Activities nCnCampus Journalism IInclusion of HIV/AIDS Prevention in school papers nSnScouting nHnHealth Services nSnStudent Organizations/Clubs nGnGuidance and Counselling
Component # 3 - HRD n Training of Secondary School Nurses as Trainors on Life Skills n Training of Teacher Coordinators and School Health Personnel on Adolescent/ Reproductive Health n Orientation of Sch. Admins. on the Proj. n Training of Teachers on Teaching Strategies for HIV/AIDS Education
Component # 4 - Parent Education nTnTraining of Parents on Effective Parenting nInInformation dissemination during PTCA assemblies nMnMonitoring of children’s behavior in coordination with School Guidance Counsellor
FUTURE PLANS nPnPrinting of Modules, Training Manual & Source Book nCnCapability Building nMnMRE KKAP nLnLinkages- UNICEF - WHO - SEAMEO & ADB - GOs & NGOs
1.Issuance of DECS Memorandum No. 2, s. 1987 entitled “Information Campaign on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome”. 2.Preparation of the Project Proposal sent to the Department of Health, UNESCO and National Economic Development Authority for possible funding. (1988) 3.Inclusion of core messages on AIDS prevention in the Information Handbook for School Health and Nutrition Personnel. (1989) SUMMARY REPORT ON ACCOMPLISHMENTS 1987 - 2004
4.Training of 2000 school health and nutrition personnel on communication skills utilizing the Handbook as the source of content. Hence, they are now effectively advocating AIDS prevention to school administrators and teachers during staff meetings, and to the students, as well as to the parents, during assemblies. (1989-1992) 5.Printing and distribution of 60,000 Information Handbooks to the 2500 school health personnel and 30,000 public elementary schools nationwide. (1991) 6.Development of a Sourcebook on AIDS as an additional reference material. (1991)
7.Analysis of the curricula for the elementary and secondary levels to determine entry points of AIDS prevention concepts, and the necessity of support materials for any existing objectives for AIDS prevention. (1992) 8.Development of a Teacher’s Module and Student’s Workbook on AIDS prevention utilizing the Teacher-Child Parent (TCP) Approach for the secondary level. AIDS was included as one of the seven concerns for which instructional modules and workbooks were developed in a Writeshop conducted in Baguio City on March 8-21, 1992. The modules and workbooks were tried out in four regions during School Year 1992-1993.
9.In collaboration with the Kabalikat ng Pamilya Filipino Foundation, an NGO, the Health and Nutrition Center undertook the following projects: a. AIDS Prevention Education among the youth through student-based organizations, and b. Training of leaders on the Immune System Approach to AIDS education in June 1992. 10.Conduct of the UNESCO-assisted Workshop on the Development of Instructional Materials for AIDS Education held at the Development Academy of the Philippines on July 7-12, 1992. Outputs: Curricular Framework Lessons for the elementary, secondary, tertiary and non-formal education levels.
11.Creation of the DECS-AIDS Technical Committee in 1992 to oversee the management of the project. 12.Printing of the 10,000 copies of AIDS Modules for Secondary level. 13.Conduct of the Workshop to develop additional instructional materials for AIDS education held on December 1-12, 1992 at the Imus Sports Center, Cavite. Outputs: Elementary Level a. Lessons for the integration in Grades I, II, and VI in Science & Health, Civics & Culture, Home Economics & Livelihood Education b. Accompanying materials – voice tapes, comics and posters.
Secondary Level a. Modules for Integration in Physical Education, Health and Music (PHEM), and Filipino, and Values Education Tertiary Level a. Teacher’s Guide in AIDS Prevention Education Non-Formal Education a. Facilitator’s Guide for Functional Literacy – Levels I, II and III b. Comics 14. Revision of the TCP AIDS Teacher’s Guide and Student’s Workshop in a Workshop conducted on April 28 – May 7, 1993 at the Imus Sports Center, Cavite.
15.Conduct of the Workshop to develop evaluation tools for the instructional materials on May 10-17, 1993. 16.Conduct of try-out schools in Regions IV, VII, XI and NCR in July, 1993. Selected schools were categorized into urban/rural; public/private, experimental/control. 17.Administration of the pre-test in the try-out schools in August 1993. 18.Administration of the post-test in the schools. 19.With the assistance of the World Health organization and the Department of Health, the instructional materials were revised in a Workshop conducted in June, 1994.
20. Printing of the following materials in September 1994 – January 1995: 4500 copies First Year Module (Values Education) 4500 copies Second Year Module (PEHM) 4500 copies Third Year Module (Filipino) 4500 copies Fourth Year Module (Values Education) 1500 copies Teacher’s Guide AIDS Education for Tertiary Institutions. 21. Orientation Training of school administrators and teachers of secondary schools located in areas covered by PLAN International in the Divisions of Baguio City and Occidental Mindoro. Funds for the training were provided by PLAN. The objectives were to orient the participants on the School-Based AIDS Education Project and to train them on the utilization of the materials.
22.Actual use of the secondary modules on HIV/AIDS in eight (8) districts in Occidental Mindoro. 23.Printing of 18,000 additional copies of the secondary modules. 24.Conduct of Assessment Workshop on the AIDS Evaluation Project; San Jose, Occidental Mindoro. 25.Issuance of the DECS Memorandum on the School- Based AIDS Education Project (1996) 26.Conduct of the Workshop to revise and finalize instructional materials (elementary). 27.Conduct of the National Work-Conference on the School-Based AIDS Education Project (SEAP). (1997)
28. Orientation Training on SEAP and Use of Materials (1997-1998) R1, 2 & CAR (Zone 1) R3 & NCR (Zone 2) R4 & 5 (Zone 3) R6 (Zone 4) R7 (Zone 5) R10 & CARAGA (Zone 6) R9 & 11 (Zone 7) R12 & ARMM (Zone 8) 29. Implementation of SAEP in areas of PLAN International Planning Orientation Training of Implementation Launching and implementation
30.Celebration of World AIDS Day (every December 1st since 1997) 31.Advocacy of HIV/AIDS Prevention by school health personnel (specifically in December of every year) 32.Gathering of data: assessment of Integration of HIV/AIDS in the elementary and secondary curricula 33.Analysis, interpretation and preparation of final report re: DECS UNAIDS Project 34.Conduct of Workshop re: Integrating Life Skills in the Support Instructional Materials for HIV/AIDS Education 35.Participation in the formulation of the IRR or RA 8504 re: Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act
36.Development of the Training of Trainors Manual on AIDS Education (SEAMEO-UP-DECS collaboration) 37.Development of Resource Materials on HIV/AIDS for Teachers (DECS-CHASPAR Project) 38.Field testing of the Materials for Teachers on HIV/AIDS/STD Prevention Education (SEAMEO- TROPMED-GTZ assisted project 39.Conduct of the evaluation of the Reference Materials on HIV/AIDS/STD for teachers.
40.Conduct of the Regional Workshop on Youth and Teachers Participation on HIV/AIDS/STD Initiatives at the Bacolod City Convention Center on April 24-27, 2002 (SEAMEO-TROPMED-GTZ) 41.Request for Authority to print the revised HIV/AIDS Education Modules for secondary level however, this was disapproved last May 10, 2001. 42.Conduct of the Workshop on the Revision/Finalization of the AIDS Education Module for elementary and secondary levels for integration in the re-structured Basic Education Curriculum (BEC)
43.Conduct of the Workshop on the Revision/Finalization of the AIDS Education Module for elementary and secondary levels for integration in the re-structured Basic Education Curriculum (BEC) 44.Conduct of Training of Trainors on the Integration of AIDS Education in the Basic Education Curriculum 1 st Batch - October 27 – 29, 2003 2 nd Batch- November 11 – 13, 2003 3 rd Batch- February 23 – 25, 2004