Reducing School Dropout Rates in Malawi and Lesotho

Catherine Jere, Elizabeth Tofaris

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School in a bag’, buddy systems and catch-up clubs have paved the way for
improved learning and reduced dropout in schools in Malawi and Lesotho. These
pioneering techniques have been used by researchers from University College
London’s Institute of Education and their Southern African partners to help ensure
that disadvantaged children, particularly those affected by HIV/AIDS, stay in school
Original languageEnglish
TypeImpact Case Story in Published Booklet
Media of outputText
PublisherInstitute of Development Studies (IDS)
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2021

Publication series

NameRecipes for Impact: Feed Thinking, Nourish Change
PublisherInstitute of Development Studies (IDS) on behalf of Impact Initative


  • International development
  • Education
  • HIV and AIDS

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