A DESCRIPTION HIGHLIGHTING THE PSYCHOSOCIAL PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED BY LEARNERS IN THREE SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN THE WESTERN CAPE

Philip Geldenhuys, Annemarie Youngleson

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This paper provides a description of the psychosocial problems experienced by learners in three
secondary schools in the Western Cape. This research aimed at eliciting the personal
experiences of learners and then describing these data in comparison with current theoretical
knowledge. The results of this research have been used as the scientific underpinning for the
development of a multidisciplinary support service to learners in Western Cape secondary
schools: the primary aim of the Community Keepers (CK) organisation.

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