Life Orientation Grade 9 example of an Advocacy Campaign Drug abuse
abuse is a common issue that affects
our youth in schools and the community in
The situation which contributes to the issue
of drug abuse in schools is:
Learners escaping from their problems
aim is to change the learners mindset
about drugs and
make an attempt to decrease the drug
abuse rate in schools as well as the
community therefore at large.
stakeholders involved in the campaign
School governing body
Community members and social workers
What are the responsibilities of each
stakeholder? In order to promote the
awareness of drug abuse.
will the issue be taken up?
Educating learners about drug abuse
Workshops that inform learners about drug
abuse including: social workers, counsellors,
rehabilitation centres for those whom are
depended on drugs.
Community members such as the police
officers will be required to do weekly drug
raids around the school.
you will be doing?
Educating learners about the prevention of
drug abuse by: drama, poetry, role plays,
dialogue and classroom activities.
When will you be doing it ?
At the beginning of the schooling year.
Who will be doing it?
The Life-Orientation teachers.
How will they do it?
Included in the video and activity conducted
by learners and teachers.
Examples of drugs (artificial).
Human resources such as the teachers and
the potential supporters (SGB).
research method which will
include the following: questionnaires, face to
face interviews between the teacher and the
Support groups which will take place every
Therefore how are these support groups
going to help the learners and campaign
A facebook page based on drug awareness
will be created whereby teachers, learners
and the community at large can
communicate with each other effectively.