The impact of school infrastructure on learning
Children play a role in the future of our economy, and one of the most important places that shape them into adults, is school. Apart from education being a basic human right, there are many benefits. It shows young children the career path they wish to pursue, and it teaches them how to survive in the real world. Now, lack of proper infrastructure can be detrimental to the benefits of schooling. So, in order for South Africa to have a better tomorrow and visible economic growth, it is imperative that proper infrastructure is the norm across South Africa. Because education improves the quality of life and leads to broad social benefits for individuals, as well as society. Numerous studies claim that a conducive learning environment ensures higher attendance, focus, motivation and can reduce student drop out rates. For instance, one study done in the United Kingdom discovered that the environment and school infrastructure was linked to 16 percent of the variation in primary school students' academics. This shows that with the right tools at their disposal, children can achieve great things. So, to go further, this article discusses the impact proper school infrastructure has on learning.