Early school leaving: towards a common system of measurement

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Author: Boudesseul, Gerard; Vivent, Celine


Many measures, involving a large number of actors, have been put in place to fight early school leaving. Each scheme or programme has its own system of counting, suited to its own particular remit, and the figures obtained vary by as much as 100 per cent. There are two possible ways of alleviating these difficulties: fostering cooperation between institutions and improving the early identification of at-risk pupils by adopting a sub-regional approach.

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Subjects: Research; Statistics; Youth; Students; Secondary education; Participation; Policy; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Measurement; Educational policy; Dropout; Data collecting

Geographic subjects: Europe; France

Published: Marseille, France: CEREQ, 2012

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Journal title: Training and employment

Journal number: 100

Journal date: July-August 2012

ISSN: 1156-2366

Resource type: Article

Call number: TD/TNC 113.549

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