Towards a Culturally Sensitive HIV/AIDS Education Curriculum: Kenyan Literacy Project

By C. Sheldon Woods.

Published by The Learner Collection

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As part of a larger Literacy Project a partnership was developed between U.S. educators and community leaders and educators in a rural district in Kenya. Based on needs in the community it was determined that there was a need for some sort of HIV/AIDS education for school children as well as community members. After an initial seperate question and answer periods with cummunity elders and school children, a basic plan was developed and implemented. This paper focuses on an analysis of the questions and their implications for a culturally sensitive HIV/AIDS education curriculum.

Keywords: HIV/AIDS Education, Rural Education, Community Development, Culturally Sensitive, Rural Districts, Rural Villages

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 14, Issue 10, pp.69-74. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 503.255KB).

Dr. C. Sheldon Woods

Assistant Professor, Dept of Teaching and Learning, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, USA

Sheldon Woods is a science educator dedicated to community service and development as part of a broader understanding of scientific literacy.


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