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Co-produced by young people and researchers from the University of Bristol and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, ‘EDUCATE’ will help you teach students about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and provide reassurance about receiving the vaccine — which is usually offered to teenagers at school as part of the national vaccination programme.

 When to teach the lesson?
The EDUCATE lesson will be most useful if it is delivered to Year 8 students before they are offered the HPV vaccine. However, other young people may also benefit from having the opportunity to find out more about the process.

As well as covering key learning opportunities from the ‘Health and Wellbeing’ section of our Programme of Study, the lesson pack will help you cover the statutory Health Education requirements to ensure students know ‘about personal hygiene, germs including bacteria, viruses, how they are spread, treatment and prevention of infection, and ‘about antibiotics and the facts and science relating to immunisation and vaccination’.

What's included?

  • Teacher guidance
  • PDF and PowerPoint lesson plan
  • Accompanying student worksheets and resources
  • Parent/Carer letter template
  • Frequently Asked Questions for teachers

Download the resource 

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