ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

Welcome to Learning about Living, www.learningaboutliving.org, the electronic version of FLHE.
This program is an initiative of OneWorld UK and Butterfly Works.

Learning about Living, the electronic version of FLHE, is based on the Nigerian Family Life and HIV/AIDS Education (FLHE) curriculum. The program is developed by OneWorld UK and Butterfly Works, in close collaboration with Action Health Incorporated and NERDC; with input from Education as a Vaccine Against Aids (EVA) and Girls’ Power Initiative (GPI); supported by the Federal Ministry of Education, Federal Ministry of Health; and tested with young people, principals and youth workers in Nigeria. Learning about Living contains photographs from Akintunde Bhusayo.

FLHE Curriculum was developed by the NERDC as the National Agency for Curriculum development in the education sector in Nigeria in collaboration with the Universal Basic Education, Federal Ministry of Education and Action Health Incorporated.

This product is used in schools across Nigeria. It is specifically designed to work on any regular computer plus the One Laptop per Child, Classmate PCs and Government computer programs.

This is the master version 2.0 of Learning about Living, developed in April 2012.
Version 1.4 included all updates determined in the evaluation process of the pilots which ran in 3 states in 2008.
Version 2.0 contains 7 new lessons developed by OneWorld UK, Education as a Vaccine and Butterfly Works. The lessons are based on the updated FLHE curriculum by NERDC.

Specific Nigerian NGO's and government agencies are licensed to use and distribute the program in school and out of school settings, should you also wish to use or distribute the program further and reach more young people please contact us at info@learningaboutliving.org

(c) Learning about Living, eLearning, Butterfly Works, 2007
(c) Learning about Living, My Question, My Answer, OneWorld UK, 2007
(c) FLHE, factual content presentation in lessons: puberty, body image, family, love, friendship, relationships and society, self esteem, finding help, communication, personal values, negotiation, decision making, goal setting, assertiveness, STI's, HIV and AIDS, Abstinence, Body abuse, Humanity and society, gender roles, diversity, religion, arts, law , media, Action Health Incorporated, 2007
(c) FLHE, factual content presentation lessons: reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth, social groups, marriage, harmful practices, drug abuse, human trafficking, OneWorld UK, Education as a Vaccine, Butterfly Works , 2012
(c) FLHE, NERDC, 2003 and 2010

For more information about this program, please email info@learningaboutliving.org

This program is funded by:
Oxfam Novib Netherlands; The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation USA; Butterfly Works and Finalist IT, Netherlands.

You can download the project newsletters here for more background information and project updates.