Curricula for Schools
Curricula for schools are an interactive curriculum regarding youth worker's health and safety in the workplace. The curriculum is taught in high schools and other institutional settings in partnership with high school educators, career advisors, and life-skills coordinators and community-based organizations. The goal is to address teen worker and social justice issues, provide classroom training and 3-day leadership academies that empower youth and encourage involvement in their communities.
This interactive, semester-long curriculum addresses environmental health and safety issues for high school workers. Includes 37-sessions.
Unit I: Intro: Using Case Studies as Learning Tools
Unit II: Healthy Communities
Unit III: Safe Jobs for Youth
Unit IV: Peer Education
Unit V: Conclusion: Reflections and Next Steps
This four-session mini-unit focuses on health and safety child labor laws from the early 1900's up to now.