Process evaluation of the Indlela HIV/AIDS and life skills programme in Amaoti, Durban.

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dc.contributor.advisor Meyer-Weitz, Anna.
dc.creator Erasmus, Miridtza' 2009 2009
dc.description Thesis (M.A.)-University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, 2009. en_US
dc.description.abstract BACKGROUND: HIV/AIDS has seemingly conquered all medical means of prevention. An approach is therefore needed which focuses on the future of a generation, in equipping today‟s children with the necessary knowledge and skills, to prevent future HIV/AIDS infections and implications. In an attempt to combat HIV/AIDS, Life Orientation has been incorporated in the South African school curriculum as one of the learning areas. Children hereby are receiving knowledge on HIV/AIDS and life skills. Research however, has found that young people do not necessarily respond to, or internalise information received. Programmes which focus on interactive participation and experiential learning are needed for desired outcomes. Specific focus on self-esteem, self-efficacy, communication and a sense of future are also necessary, as these aspects play a crucial role in health behaviour or the lack thereof. iThemba Lethu has been endorsed by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education and focuses specifically on these issues. iThemba Lethu has granted Indlela permission to use their programme in schools in the Amaoti community, referred to as the Indlela Life Skills programme, to make a positive contribution to the youth of this vulnerable community. Because programme evaluation is an integral part of programme implementation and development, this study will focus on process evaluation of the Indlela programme.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject AIDS (Disease)--South Africa--Prevention. en_US
dc.subject Theses--Psychology. en_US
dc.title Process evaluation of the Indlela HIV/AIDS and life skills programme in Amaoti, Durban. en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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