Impact of Poor Nutrition on the Academic Performance of Grade Seven learners: A Case of Zimbabwe

  title={Impact of Poor Nutrition on the Academic Performance of Grade Seven learners: A Case of Zimbabwe},
  author={Kudzai Chinyoka},
  journal={International Journal of Learning and Development},
  • K. Chinyoka
  • Published 20 August 2014
  • Education
  • International Journal of Learning and Development
This paper examined the impact of poor nutrition on the academic performance of grade seven learners at two primary schools in Chivi, Zimbabwe. Its main objective is to identify mitigation policies and measures designed to reduce negative effects of poor nutrition on children’s academic performance. Malnutrition remains one of the major obstacles to human well-being affecting all areas of a child's growth and development, including performance in the classroom. The study is grounded in Maslow’s… 

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