Be Cancer Smart Programme for Schools

The content of the cancer book (mobile app in a developing stage) consists of the following: cancer information, cancer treatment, and how to support those living with cancer.
For the teachers it includes a manual on how to generate classroom discussions about cancer information, cancer treatment, and how to support those living with cancer. This material will help students to cope with and learn about cancer, as well as get involved in the fight against cancer in your community.

The programme in a nutshell
The programme is for Grade 3 to 12 students.
General information on cancer for teachers to have enough background to teach these lessons.
4 prepared lessons for primary, middle and high school each.
Lesson’s difficulty level varies. Teachers can choose which suits best for their class group.

The major goals throughout the programme are:
What can I do/or where can I find help if I’m diagnosed with cancer?
How can I support a family member or friends that are diagnosed with cancer?
What can I do in my community to educate and raise awareness?

The programme comes with videos of young South African cancer survivors sharing their cancer journey.
The book “Love your Nuts” for the school library
Additional educational material: Poster, Flyers, Brochures, models, charity infos, etc.

Young survivors sharing their cancer journey