HPV & Me is an awareness program which empowers high school students with preventive strategies to reduce the health risks associated with the Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
There are 2 separate presentations targeted at different year levels and study areas:
Years 7 and 8: Why I need the vaccine
Years 9 – 12: Eyes on this STI
|Presentation||Why I need the vaccine||Eyes on this STI|
|Years||7, 8||9, 10, 11,12|
|Key content||Designed to increase student understanding of why they are having the vaccine, the presentation covers:
||Designed for older students to look at prevention of HPV in the broader context of sexual health, this presentation covers:
|Duration||30-45 minutes||50-60 minutes|
|Mode of delivery||Face to face in school presentation in selected metro areas or Online||Face to face in school presentation in selected metro areas or Online|
|Scheduling||Ideal to deliver prior to delivery of first or second dose of the HPV vaccine||Anytime to fit in with your sexual health and wellbeing programming.|
|Curriculum Links||To help you plan and achieve the goals of your health and well-being curriculum HPV & Me objectives have been linked to the Strands and Outcomes of the Year 7 – 10 Australian Curriculum – Health and Physical Education and New South Wales – Personal Development, Health and Physical Education.
For Year 11 and 12 students, HPV & Me – Eyes on this STI is a good fit for school wellbeing programs, providing important messages for students’ present and future health needs.
|Years 7 and 8: Why I need the vaccine||Years 9 – 12: Eyes on this STI|
Please use our online booking form to make a booking enquiry. After submitting this online request you will be contacted to finalise your booking.
As HPV affects everyone, students of all genders.
Currently, HPV & Me is offered free of charge.
Known as the ‘common cold’ of sexually transmissible infections, most people will contract HPV at some point in their lives. While often HPV has no symptoms and goes away by itself, a persistent HPV infection can cause health concerns such as genital warts and cancers that affect both women and men. It is important that students are armed with knowledge of how they can reduce their risk of these health concerns and make positive choices about their behaviour as they move towards adulthood.
A venue with access to a computer, data projector, audio speakers with the ability to run PowerPoint, video and audio, and a microphone for large spaces.
Venue/s with a computer connected to data projector and audio and a webcam facing the students.
Strong internet connection and capacity to download and use Zoom desktop client.
Student access to own device for online interaction.
Face to face: 200
Online: Groups of 30 students per computer/venue, max of 4 groups (120)
We normally speak with a whole year group. Smaller group presentations may be able to be accommodated in a single day.
Yes. However, we request that the presentations are booked on the same date consequentially (with a maximum of four).
We’re happy to work with you to tailor our program to meet your needs. If you have queries as to how this can fit in with Senior Studies subjects please get in touch.
Yes. Eyes on this STI builds on knowledge gained in Why I need the vaccine. Any overlap in content is to ensure student understanding.
ACCF also conducts education and awareness presentations to community groups, workplaces and university groups. For more information go to ACCF’s Community Education Program page.