oa Interim : Interdisciplinary Journal - The impact of HIV and AIDS on education as perceived by secondary school learners in Masilonyana District in the Free State Province

Volume 6 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1684-498X



This paper reports on secondary school learners' perceptions of the impact of human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV and AIDS) on education. A questionnaire on the impact of HIV and AIDS on education was constructed and it was content validated against the theoretical assumptions supported by the literature on HIV and AIDS. Empirical investigation and findings reveal that learners perceive that HIV and AIDS have impact on educators, on learners themselves, on school environment, and on school enrolments and performance.

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