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How to create an effective peer education project

How to create an effective peer education project

guidelines for AIDS prevention projects


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Published by AIDS Control and Prevention (AIDSCAP) Project, Family Health Internationa in Arlington, Va. (2101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington 22201 USA) .
Written in English

  • AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Study and teaching.,
  • Peer counseling.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe AIDS Control and Prevention (AIDSCAP) Project, implemented by Family Health Interntional ; funded by the United States Agency for International Development.
    ContributionsFamily Health International (Organization). AIDS Control and Prevention (AIDSCAP) Project.
    LC ClassificationsRA643.8 .H69 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. ;
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL76539M
    LC Control Number99179269

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How to create an effective peer education project Download PDF EPUB FB2

How to Create an Effective Peer Education Project 3 Introduction This handbook is one in a series of practical “How-To” handbooks developed by AIDSCAP’s Behavior Change Communication (BCC) Unit.

Its main objective is to help field-level planners and imple-mentors who: Are planning a new peer education project, andFile Size: KB. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to determine the efficacy of the Peer Education Project (PEP), a school-based, peer-led intervention designed to support secondary school students to develop.

The Peer Education Project is a school-based programme that aims to give young people the skills and knowledge they need to safeguard their mental health, and that of their peers.

The project was born out of the idea that a key source of support to young people experiencing mental health distress is their peer group within the school environment. peer engagements and sustained individual contacts produced the right learning outcomes for the right individuals to achieve changes which matter.

Andrews, M. & N. Manning (), Peer learning in public sector reforms, Paris: Effective Institutions Platform (EIP). Peer education interventions can be effective in several important areas: • increasing HIV knowledge and condom use • reducing injection drug equipment sharing.

Peer education can be done in groups, either with one or more peer educators and several learners, or with a group of co-learners.

Who is a teacher and who is a learner may change in the course of a session, depending upon what's being discussed or taught. Effective real-time peer-reviews motivate people to perform well every day of the year, not just when a quarterly or annual evaluation is approaching.

But these programs can’t be casually. Peer education is based on the reality that many people make changes not only based on what they know, but on the opinions and actions of their close, trusted peers. Peer educators can communicate and understand in a way that the best-intentioned adults can't, and can serve as role models for change.

Peer mentors often provide information about local support systems and the "ins and outs" of dealing with them (Mason, ). Peer support can provide an avenue for dealing with personal and complex issues. Peer support is effective in reaching, teaching, and supporting people with a variety of disabilities.

Rechanneling peer pressure to encourage healthy and informed choices about sexuality through a peer education model holds the promise of being more effective than traditional adult-delivered sexual health education, but it also entails risks, requiring careful preparation and training of peer educators.

The first step in creating an effective peer review system is to create a peer review system. From there, you can move forward in shaping and improving your system. Do not expect to have a perfectly working system from day one, because you are bound to find something to change every now and then.

The important part is to put a peer review. Peer educators can be effective role models for young adolescents by promoting healthy behavior, helping to create and reinforce social norms that support safer behaviors, and also serve as an accessible and approachable health education resource both inside and outside the classroom.

Youth for Youth: A Project to Develop Skills and Resources for Peer Education: Final Report, National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Adelaide. McDonald, J, Roche, A, Durbridge, M & Skinner, NPeer Education: From Evidence to Practice: An alcohol and other drugs primer, National Centre for Education and Training on.

Peer education (PE) Peer education is known as sharing of information and experiences among individuals with something in common (16, 17).It aims to assist young people in developing the knowledge, attitudes, and skills that are necessary for positive behavior modification through the establishment of accessible and inexpensive preventive and psychosocial support.

CPE Training helps peer educators develop leadership skills to be able to successfully create and implement campus programs. The training includes eight modules, covering the role of peer education, helping peers make a behavior change, listening skills, response and referral skills, how to take action and intervene, recognizing the role of.

This is a participatory research envolved youth and related key informants in direct collaboration with research team. The project was conducted in As it was a vast multidimensional study, present paper has focused on the results of educational needs assessment of youth who were volunteers for peer health education and peer counseling.

in learning and teaching to create an effective dissemination strategy. It is hoped that through this projects will maximise their chances of effecting real change within higher education and widen their impact overall. The workbook draws on experiences from over educational development projects, in.

The peer review process. The peer review process can be broadly summarized into 10 steps, although these steps can vary slightly between journals.

Explore what’s involved, below. Editor Feedback: “Reviewers should remember that they are representing the readers of the journal. Advice for effective peer review. Here are some concrete steps you can take to make peer review effective in your classroom: 1.

Use a Feedback Rubric The biggest challenge for teachers when using peer feedback is to get students to make specific suggestions instead of just saying, “great work!” Writing useful feedback is hard. A new school year is just that.

Something about the word new brings a refreshing feeling to the unknown. As you walk into your classroom door and compile a list of things you need to do before your students walk in on the first day, think about creating a plan to collaborate more.

Create an Atmosphere of Trust To the educator accustomed to closing the door, sharing information about techniques can be discomforting.

To overcome those barriers, encourage teachers to form a book club or a discussion group about a teaching topic, suggests Joseph Aguerrebere, president and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching. Make a master copy or template of the planning pages you use, and write or type those activities that stay the same each week and the times they occur.

Make several copies of the new page to replace the blank lesson-plan pages, but don't copy them too far in advance, in.

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Preparing for the drug free years: A family activity book. Seattle, WA: Comprehensive Health Education Foundation. Organizations. How to Write a Peer Review Report.

The peer review process is crucial in academic publishing. As a reviewer, you will objectively read the manuscript and provide your expert opinion about whether it is appropriate for publication. You will Views: 36K.

Learn About Peer Feedback Students value each other’s opinions and ideas. In most cases, they enjoy working with one another. If given the opportunity, students can give and receive important and valuable ideas from a peer.

When set up correctly, structured peer-to-peer conferences give students. The feedback you provide on a peer evaluation could help determine whether a colleague gets a bonus, raise, or promotion, so give that task the time and attention it deserves.

Peer education programmes are community-based. Peer education programmes tend to be quite flexible, rooted in the realities of individual communities, and they can be used in a variety of settings and in combination with other activities and programmes.

Peer education programmes can provide strong benefits to peer educators themselves. Not to mention that effective communication can bring fun and energy to the workplace.

To make the most of your peer-to-peer (P2P) communications, there are 10 rules you should follow: Follow these 10 rules for effective peer-to-peer communications 1. Understand your communication style.

Writing an effective academic CV. How to create a curriculum vitae that is compelling, well-organized and easy to read Education. Provide an overview of your education starting from your most recent academic degree obtained (reverse chronological order).

such as books, book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles, non-peer-reviewed. Peer Education. This edition of ReCAPP focuses on peer education and its role in teen pregnancy prevention. The articles on peer education were written by ReCAPP consultant Nicole Lezin, a public health researcher and writer and co-author of Community Health Promotion Ideas that Work: A Field-book for Practitioners.

This material can be found in its own section under Theories and Approaches. social experience with a team environment (Vygotsky, ).

Effective teamwork can affect the successful delivery and implementation of these learning designs. Tertiary educators cannot assume students will the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to create and contribute to a synergistic team environment.

The the most effective teaching principles apply regardless of modality and often stand the test of time. Consider the principles identified by 50 years of research by A.

Chickering and Z. Gamson in the “Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education.” (AAHE Bulletin, March ): encourage faculty-to-student interaction. Characteristics of Effective Peer Education Programs. What makes a peer education program effective. Even though the program characteristics depend on the program's specific goals (e.g., support, or education, or outreach, or some combination), there are some common themes.

Today’s post gives you 10 tips on getting students ready to help, so they can provide the most effective, appropriate supports to their peers with disabilities. TIPS FROM: Peer Support Strategies for Improving All Students’ Social Lives and Learning, by Erik Carter, Lisa Cushing, & Craig Kennedy Don’t Underestimate Young People.

Peer education makes use of peer influence in a positive way. More than just helping educate others, Y-Peer explains that peer education is beneficial for the educators, too: Peer education programmes can provide strong benefits to peer educators themselves.

Background: the peer education project in Fife. The peer education project in Fife (Fife Project) ran for 3 years, from to It arose from an initial concern in the early s about the relatively high teenage pregnancy rate and increase in sexually transmitted diseases amongst young people in Fife (Director of Public Health, / Teaching Guide: Using Student Peer Review.

Teachers frequently use student peer review to increase the amount of feedback students receive on their writing and speaking assignments. Choose any item below to learn more about how to integrate peer review into your classroom: Planning for Peer Review Sessions; Helping Students Make Effective Comments.

peer support, the Guide includes a variety of resources from diverse peer support programs around the world. We hope that the information, tips, and insider knowledge in this Guide create a solid foundation that allows users to design and tailor peer support materials.

A Peer Education Program to Prevent HIV and STI >>>>> Chapter VII. Evaluating the Peer Education Program. Step 3:Analyze the data collected. Data analysis provides a summary of the information gathered, effective and pinpoint aspects that need modification.

The practical uses of the results will vary. For example. An effective training program is built by following a systematic, step-by step process.

Training initiatives that stand alone (one-off events) often fail to meet organizational objectives and participant expectations.

In today’s post we outline the five necessary steps to creating effective training programs that drive positive business impact. Peer-to-Peer Education. Peer-to-peer education is the teaching or sharing of health information, values, and behavior in educating others who may share similar social backgrounds or life experiences.

5 In this model, young people focus on a particular health issue in their school or community and set out to teach their peers about it. Groups may focus on teen pregnancy, healthy eating, asthma.The title, abstract, and keywords are one of the most important elements to publication success.

A negligent or sloppy attitude towards these three vital elements in the research paper format would be almost equivalent to leaving the accessibility of the research paper up to chance.

Read this article to find expert tips on getting these right. Over the last 12 months, Twitter has been working hard to explain how brands and individuals can make better use of the platform, working to simplify a network that many find challenging, particularly when starting out.

Along this theme, earlier this week, Twitter released an eight step guide on how to compose more effective tweets. And even if.