LISTEN: Learners are not dropping out because they’re lazy

Despite what people might think, youth who leave school have often been very committed to their education but end up disappearing from the school system because of a range of push and pull factors in their home, school or community. Zero Dropout Campaign Programme Director Merle Mansfield speaks to Cape Talk host Sara-Jayne King about why learners drop out and what can be done to help them stay in school.