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Foundational Learning and Mental Health: Empirical Evidence from Botswana

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posted on 2023-07-18, 11:58 authored by RISE AdminRISE Admin, Jennifer Opare-Kumi
With the current gap in policy relevant mental health and education data in low resource settings, this paper studies the effect of targeted instruction interventions such as TaRL on the mental health and educational outcomes of primary school learners in Botswana and shows that exposure to the learning pedagogy reduces the behavioural and emotional difficulties of children.

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