Capacity Building

Research To Improve Implementation And Effectiveness Of School Health Programmes

Publication date: 
1996
Author(s): 
Cohen, S., Jones, J.T., Kickbusch, I., Macdonald, H., O'Byrne, D.J., Vince Whitman, C.

This document identifies indicators that can be used in planning, implementing, and monitoring school health programs.

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of Research To Improve Implementation And Effectiveness Of School Health Programmes (PDF, 2.6 MB).

Leading the Way in the Education Sector: Advocating for a Comprehensive Approach to HIV and AIDS in the Caribbean

Publication date: 
2005
Author(s): 
EDC & UNESCO

This workbook is designed to help advocate a more comprehensive approach to combating HIV and AIDS in the Caribbean's education sector.

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of Caribbean Education Sector HIV and AIDS Capacity Building Program.

Ministry of Education and NGO Partnership: Service Delivery in Schools

Publication date: 
2007
Author(s): 
CARICOM, Constantine, C., & Pulizzi , S.

This tool can assist Ministries of Education in developing quality assurance procedures when coordinating with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to implement a comprehensive response to HIV and

For more information or to obtain: 

Download a copy of Ministry of Education and NGO Partnership: Service Delivery in Schools (PDF, 1.38 MB).

Youth Drop-in Centre Staff Handbook

Publication date: 
2007
Author(s): 
EDC, UNESCO, & University of the West Indies

This handbook is designed to help staff of youth drop-in centres to create a place that is welcoming, safe, and healthy for all youth ages 12-24.

For more information or to obtain: 

Download the Youth Drop-in Centre Staff Handbook.

WHO Information Series on School Health: Local Action – Creating Health Promoting Schools

Publication date: 
2000
Author(s): 
WHO, Northrop, D., & Lang, C.

This tool is for teachers, school administrators, and community leaders who want to implement Health Promoting Schools.

For more information or to obtain: 

Download Local Action –Creating Health Promoting Schools (PDF).

Selecting the Program that’s Right for You: A Feasibility Assessment Tool

Publication date: 
2003
Author(s): 
Goddard, C., & Harding, W.

This tool is designed to help state- and local-level substance abuse practitioners assess the degree of fit between the specific implementation requirements of an effective, evidence-based program,

For more information or to obtain: 

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A United Response in the Caribbean

Before she became an education administrator, Glenda Rolle was a schoolteacher in her native Bahamas for 16 years, teaching language arts, family and consumer sciences, and social studies.

Before she became an education administrator, Glenda Rolle was a schoolteacher in her native Bahamas for 16 years, teaching language arts, family and consumer sciences, and social studies.

EduCan was established and funded by the Inter-American Development Bank, acting in its capacity as administrator of Japan Special Funds, executed by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat. . For more information contact Arlene Husbands at ahusbands@edc.org.

HIV/AIDS and Employment: Protecting Young People and Involving Them in Work-Related Solutions

Publication date: 
2003
Author(s): 
Santis, W., Vince Whitman, C., Venkatapuram, S., Rosenblum, L., Rosati, M., & Palakurthi, P.

Health & Human Development (HHD) and the Youth Employment Summit (YES) have written this paper to present the current knowledge and creative strategies regarding youth involvement in the response to t

HIV/AIDS and Education: A Strategic Approach

Publication date: 
2003
Author(s): 
DFID, EDC (C. Vince Whitman and I. Birdthistle), Education International, European Commission, ILO, UNESCO, UNAIDS,UNDCP, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, USAID, WHO, and World Bank

As a member of the IATT, EDC/HHD contributed to IATT’s policy and this practice framework document. The paper presents an overview of the relationship between HIV/AIDS and the education sector.

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