Reducing Early School Leaving in the EU

15-06-2011

This study reviews the scale and nature of the problem of early school leaving in the EU. It examines in detail how countries are trying to tackle this problem and identifies characteristics of effective policies, leading to a range of recommendations for European and national level actors in the future. The study is based on in-depth country research in nine Member States, as well as analysis of international and national literature.

This study reviews the scale and nature of the problem of early school leaving in the EU. It examines in detail how countries are trying to tackle this problem and identifies characteristics of effective policies, leading to a range of recommendations for European and national level actors in the future. The study is based on in-depth country research in nine Member States, as well as analysis of international and national literature.

External author

Anne-Mari Nevala (GHK Consulting Ltd) and Jo Hawley (GHK Consulting Ltd) in collaboration with Dermot Stokes, Katie Slater, Manuel Souto Otero, Ruth Santos, Claire Duchemin and Anna Manoudi