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Social Issues Affecting Schools

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All learners and educators should respect the rights of other learners and educators. Schools should create an environment which prevents discrimination against HIV-positive learners and staff members by:
All schools and other educational institutions should implement universal precautions to prevent transmission of HIV and other blood-borne diseases. A full list of the precautions that should be taken is given in the document...
The WCED has established a Safe Schools Call Centre as part of the Safe Schools Programme. Educators, learners and parents can call the toll-free number to report violence, abuse, alcohol and drug abuse, vandalism and/or complaints regarding corruption...
The WCED's Safe Schools Programme works with schools to ensure safe school environments needed for successful teaching and learning.
The National Education Strategy prioritises HIV/AIDS in education and requires HIV/AIDS to be included in the curriculum as part of Life Orientation.