Educational or Curriculum

Initiative Description: Population and Environment (HPE) education as a core subject at the secondary level (Grades Nine and Ten) in Nepal, which is taught four sessions per week, each session lasting for 45 min. The teachers in the control schools delivered the sex education curriculum in a conventional way whereas the trained health facilitator in the experimental schools used a participatory teaching approach.

Study Results: Increased sexual health knowledge

Reference: Acharya, D., Thomas, M., & Cann, R.(2017) Evaluating school-based sexual health education program in Nepal: An outcome from a randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Educational Research, 82. pp 147-158

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good