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Wijngaarden, Jan; Shaeffer, Sheldon – UNESCO Bangkok, 2005
An evaluation is presented on the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in the Asia Pacific region. Its focus is how human rights in relation to education have been upset by the epidemic. The education sector is urged to develop more initiatives to educate about the epidemic, and to build measures that deal with both immediate and long-term…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Public Policy, Confidentiality
Wijngaarden, Jan; Mallik, Arun; Shaeffer, Sheldon – UNESCO Bangkok, 2005
An evaluation is presented on the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in the Asia Pacific region. The spread of HIV/AIDS not only brings illness and death, it also threatens the efforts already made to achieve the goal of Education for All (EFA). Education can combat the negative consequences wrought by HIV/AIDS. Tactics include (1)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Advocacy, Administrator Responsibility
Wijngaarden, Jan; Shaeffer, Sheldon – UNESCO Bangkok, 2005
This discussion paper evaluates the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sector in the Asia Pacific region. It looks at the impact of the epidemic on children (aged 0-18) focusing on how the presence of HIV/AIDS in the household affects the education sector. Examples are summarized from research papers from inter-governmental agencies including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Discussion, Young Adults