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Adolescence Education Programme (AEP)
AEP enables adolescents to articulate their issues, know their rights, counter, shame and fear, build self-esteem and confidence, and develop ability to take on responsibility for self, relationships and the society around them. AEP provide young people with accurate, age appropriate and culturally relevant information, promote healthy attitudes and develop skills to enable them to respond to real-life situations effectively.
AEP Implementation Strategy- School-based Activities 
Various School based activities are conducted for transaction around the themes of understanding changes during adolescence and being comfortable with them, establishing and maintaining positive and responsible relationships, understanding and challenging stereotypes and discrimination related to gender and sexuality, recognizing and reporting abuse and violation, prevention of substance misuse and HIV/AIDS.


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Activities planed

Schedule (Month)

Outcome

1

Advocacy program for school staff and parents

Presentation on Introduction to AEP, its aim & objectives and need for implementing AEP.

 

April

Parents involvements in AEP

2

Module – 3: Establishing and Maintaining Positive and Responsible Relationships 
Activity 4: Peer relationships, friendships, peer influences and attraction. 
Activity 5: Relationship with Parents/Guardians . 
Activity 6: Communicating effectively

 

 

Situation analysis & Case study

questionnaire

Role play

 

 

July

- Determine the qualities of a good friend
- Develop skills to resist bias, bullying and intolerance
- Become aware of attraction and romantic feelings and express them
Positively
- Understand changing relationships with parents/ guardians
-Appreciate that positive relationships are based on equality,
respect and trust

3

Module – 4: Understanding Adolescence
Activity 1: We are changing
Activity 2: Differences in growing up process and effect on body image. 
Activity 3: physical changes during adolescence. 
Activity 4: Being comfortable with changes during adolescence. 
Activity 5: Nutritional needs of adolescents
Activity 6: Early marriage and adolescent pregnancy
Activity 7: Clarifying Misconceptions

 

Group activity

Situation analysis & Case study

Group Tasks

Group Tasks

Group Tasks

Situation analysis & Case study 
Group discussion

 

 

August-September

-Accept that change is an inevitable part of life
- Recognize that changes during adolescence occur at different pace and timing in different individuals
- Develop a positive acceptance of self
- Recognize and challenge misconceptions and prejudices related to differences in physical characteristics while growing up
- Understand the physical, emotional and psychosocial changes during Adolescence
- Recognize the importance of a balanced, wholesome diet
- Understanding the consequence of Early marriage and pregnancy

4

Module – 5: Understanding and Challenging Stereotypes and Discrimination 
Activity 1: Gender and Biology
Activity 2: Understanding and Challenging Stereotypes 
Activity 3: Understanding and challenging discrimination

 

 

Classroom activity

Situation analysis & Case study

Situation analysis & Case study

 

 

 

October

- Understand prevailing societal norms related to gender and sexuality

- Understand various kinds of discrimination and violations

5

Module – 6: Understanding and Reporting Abuse and Violations 
Activity 1: Understanding and challenging domestic violence (Class XI)  
Activity 2: Understanding and challenging sexual abuse and violations

 

 

Situation analysis & Case study

Situation analysis & Case study

November

- Be aware of the issue of domestic violence and develop skills to identify trusted sources of help 
- Identify and discuss instances of sexual harassment in the work place, at school, home and its connections to power structures

6

Module – 7: Understanding Substance misuse 
Activity 1: Meaning and types of substance/ drugs
Activity 2: Why are adolescents Vulnerable to Substance Misuse

 

Brainstorming session
Situation analysis & Case study

 

 

 

 

 

January- February

- Enumerate a few commonly abused substances
- Understand the meaning of substance misuse
- Understand the reason for increased vulnerability

7

Module – 8: Consequences of Substance misuse
Activity 2: Consequences of Substance misuse

 

Role play

- Understand various consequences of Substance misuse

8

Module – 9: Clarifying myths and misconceptions
Activity 1: myths and misconceptions about Substance Misuse

 

Group discussion

- Recognise and counter common myths and misconceptions about Substance Misuse

9

Module – 10: Accessing Support for Prevention and Treatment
Activity 1: Safety net 
Activity 2: Laws pertaining to Substance misuse

 

Worksheet and discussion
Powerpoint presentation/ oral presentation

-  Understanding the importance of creating and accessing a safety net
- Become aware of different laws related to Substance misuse

10

Module – 11: HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention
Activity 1: Defining HIV/AIDS
Activity 2: Facts about HIV transmission

 

Brainstorming session
Powerpoint presentation/ charts

December

- Understand what is HIV/AIDS
- Understand the different modes of HIV
transmission

11

Module – 12: Situation of HIV/AIDS in India
Activity 1: HIV/AIDS prevalence in India

 

Powerpoint presentation/ charts

December

- Review the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in different states in India

12

Module – 13: Vulnerability of adolescents and women to HIV
Activity 1: Vulnerability of adolescents to HIV
Activity 2: Vulnerability of women  to HIV

 

Situation analysis & Case study 
Group discussion

December

- Understand why adolescents are at higher risk of HIV infection
- Understand different factor that contribute towards increased  Vulnerability of women  to HIV

13

Module – 14: Testing, counseling and confidentiality
Activity 1: Diagnosis and Services
Activity 3: Living positively with HIV/AIDS

 

Situation analysis & Case study 
Situation analysis & Case study

December

- Understand importance of testing and early detections
- Accept presence of HIV/ AIDS either in self or in loved one.

14

Module – 15: RTIs, STIs and Relationship with HIV
Activity 1: Understanding RTIs, STIs and their relationship with HIV

 

Group task

December

- Address prejudices and stigma with HIV and AIDS
- Challenge and reduce discrimination against people with HIV/ AIDS