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Attendance. Dropouts

  • Transitions in Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    This working paper discusses equity and efficiency issues in secondary education transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Its main purpose is to identify and analyze national, regional, and local measures that may lead to the development of more efficient and seamless transitions between post-primary education pathways. In most African countries student... more...

  • Recruitment and Retention of Race Group Students in American Higher Educationby C. Dwayne Wilson; Bernard Lubin; Barbara Below

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 75.00

    This annotated bibliography offers access to literature on the higher education recruitment and retention of six race and ethnic student groups, and organizes that literature based on five underlying commonalities to facilitate decision making about recruitment and retention strategy related issues. more...

  • Understanding School Refusalby Karen J. Grandison; M. S. Thambirajah; Louise De-Hayes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 34.95

    School refusal is a crippling condition in which children experience extreme anxiety or panic attacks when faced with everyday school life. This book aims to explore, raise awareness of the problem and provide plans and strategies for education, health and social care professionals for identifying and addressing this problem more...

  • College Attrition at American Research Universitiesby Joseph C. Hermanowicz

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    Why do some colleges exhibit higher student attrition than expected? This is the first work to present case studies based on specific institutions; it also adds an important voice from the students themselves on the practical concerns that affect attritio more...

  • Dialogues and Addressesby Madame de Maintenon; John J. S.J. Conley

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 27.50

    Born Françoise d'Aubigné, a criminal's daughter reduced to street begging as a child, Madame de Maintenon (1653-1719) made an improbable rise from impoverished beginnings to the summit of power as the second, secret wife of Louis XIV. An educational reformer, Maintenon founded and directed the celebrated academy for aristocratic women at Saint-Cyr.... more...

  • Breaking the Cycle of Educational Alienationby Colin Pritchard

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 42.00

    Shows how the cycle of educational alienation can be broken, to enable parents and schools to work together to contribute to children's educational, social and emotional well-being. This book is a useful reading for teachers and trainee teachers, child psychologists, educational psychologists and social workers. more...

  • Truancyby Ken Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    Truancy: Short and Long-term Solutions is a practical and accessible guide to dealing with the problem of truancy and non-attendance. It is the first book on the issue to actively focus on solutions to the problem, rather than the causes. Full of practical examples of the latest ways in which schools, teachers, education welfare officers and LEAs... more...

  • Leaving Earlyby Mantz Yorke

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 69.95

    Presents the findings of new research into the problem of students dropping-out from their courses, and provides information that will help institutions understand and address the problem. The book clarifies definitions of non-completion, looks at what influences students to leave early, assesses the implications for the institution's performance and... more...

  • Retention and Student Success in Higher Educationby Mantz Yorke

    McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 57.00

    Issues of retention and student success are topics of great interest. Government and the HE sector have woken up to the implications for public finance and equity of students not completing their studies. This book is useful for policy makers, higher education managers, and lecturers. more...

  • Student Engagement at Schoolby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00

    How widespread is student disaffection with school in different education systems? What policies and practices are most effective in fostering students’ sense of belonging and participation in school? These questions are of great concern to educators in many countries, not only because of the interrelationship between student engagement at school... more...