Educating street and homeless children in South Africa: the challenge of policy implementation

SOURCE: International Journal of Education Policy, Research and Practice
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2001
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Nkomo, O.Olufemi
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION, EDUCATION POLICY, HOMELESS PEOPLE, JOHANNESBURG, STREET CHILDREN
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 2220

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Abstract

This article offers a qualitative description of the education provided for street and homeless children in Johannesburg, South Africa. The goal is to identify appropriate policy considerations for educating street children and homeless children in Johannesburg in particular, and South African in general.