Early intervention needed for under-performing scholars, says Prof Maree

Professor Kobus Maree says parents are not prepared enough to manage children who may have suicidal thoughts after failing to perform well at school.

702's Azania Mosaka spoke to University of Pretoria Professor, Kobus Maree, about how to approach this issue with the help of schools.

Listen to the interview below:

Every single school should have access to the immediate services of an educational psychologist to help a child who is battling either sadness or depression.

Prof Kobus Maree, Department of Educational Psychology at University of Pretoria

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