Fighting truancy at ECDC level

2016-01-21 06:00

The City of Cape Town’s Social Development and Early Childhood Development Directorate has devised a number of programmes aimed at helping to keep children in school.

Truancy is a complex challenge for many schools and communities and often it requires a more holistic response than simply applying school discipline.

“It is also a potential gateway to children dropping out of school altogether and falling through the social and economic net,” said Councillor Suzette Little.

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