HIV / AIDS Online Resources for Teachers

Pink double decker bus with 'Take Care AIDS concerns us all' written on the side

Lothian Health Services Archive (LHSA) website packed with educational resources, images and audio visual material from their UNESCO-recognised HIV/AIDS collections (1983-2010). The websiteโ€™s educational resources are linked to the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence. Targeted towards teachers and educational professionals, the resources form the basis for activities with 12 to 15 year olds.

Health and Wellbeing

This pack includes lesson plans, outlines, and resources for teachers around the topics of:

  • homosexuality, health, the difference between HIV and AIDS, andmethods of transmission for HIV,
  • resources from the ‘Take Care’ campaign, a resource based on a board game produced by the Lothian Health Board to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS,
  • a resource based on the C-Card (a service for people to get access to free condoms) developed during the peak of the HIV pandemic in Scotland in 1989.
  • Healthy Respect, a resource looking at posters created for the ‘Healthy Respect’ campaign. It covers themes such as isolation, homophobia, and respect.

Go to HIV/AIDS teaching resources on Health and Wellbeing

 

Social Studies

This pack includes lesson plans, outlines, and resources for teachers around the topics of:

  • Women and HIV – including three posters from national and regional health service campaigns targeted at women
  • The ‘Take Care’ campaign report, 1988-1989, encapsulating the ethos of the ground-breaking campaign to fight against HIV/AIDS in Edinburgh and the Lothians.
  • The Impact of Marketing focuses on the innovative marketing and design used in the ‘Take Care campaign, and aims to show how marketing and design evolve alongside social and cultural change.
  • The Role of an Archivist focuses on what an archive is and the role of an archivist.

Go to HIV/AIDS teaching resources – Social Studies

 

Expressive Arts

This pack includes lesson plans, outlines, and resources for teachers around the topics of:

  • World AIDS day and the Red ribbon used to promote the cause.
  • Radio and TV – examines the radio and tv adverts produced for the ‘Take Care’ campaign.
  • Badges produced for the ‘Take Care’ campaign.
  • Condom Case looks at a condom and pill case design for the Lothian Health Board.
  • Conservation, this resources focuses on the role of a conservator and gives students to analyse the condition of an object.

Go to HIV/AIDS teaching resources – Expressive Arts

 

The HIV/AIDS online resources for teachers website has been published by the Interactive Content Team, Information Services, The University of Edinburgh.

Further resources can also be found in the following locations:

Go to HIV/AIDS Online Flickr

Go to HIV/AIDS Online PDFs

Go to HIV/AIDS Online SoundCloud

Go to HIV/AIDS Online Vimeo

Go to HIV/AIDS Online YouTube

 

 

 

Header Image: The ‘Take Care’ Bus, from the Lothian Health Services Archive (Flickr), CC BY-NC-SA