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Posts tagged with ‘early school leaving’

  • In Sweden, class rather than ethnicity determines educational opportunities

    A survey on early school leaving finds that, except for newly arrived migrants, dropout rates are similar between native and migrant students. Social and economic factors, such as coming from a single-parent or low income household, seem to be more important factors in determining school outcomes than being from immigrant descent. Via Sveriges Radio
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  • Young people of immigrant descent still disadvantaged in Dutch schools and job market

    The Netherlands Institute for Social Research, a government agency which conducts research into the social aspects of Dutch policy making, has released its 2013 Year Report on Integration. It states that although children of immigrant descent tend to do better than their parents, both with regards to education and income, they are much more affected by the economic crisis and youth unemployment […]
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  • Education and Training in Europe 2020 – Responses from the EU Member States

    The Eurydice Network Report presents a focused comparative analysis of national responses to the Europe 2020 priorities in the field of education and training. It concentrates on recent and forthcoming national reforms across several thematic areas that have a direct relevance to the Europe 2020 strategy: early school leaving, higher education, youth employment and vocational education and training and lifelong […]
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  • Reducing early school leaving: Key messages and policy support

    Reducing the average European rate of early school leavers to less than 10% by 2020 is one of the education headline targets of the Europe 2020 Strategy. Investment in the educational achievement of young people is essential for the employment prospects of every young person. It is important for the growth of our economy and for social cohesion, especially at […]
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