This is a collection of interesting and relevant projects and initiatives that are related with early school leaving/dropouts.
The Stop Dropout project focuses on finding at-risk individuals, evaluating their needs and providing them with flexible support. It consists of three tools that counsellors and administrators can use at various school levels, educational centres and other institutions. The tools are based on a holistic approach with the focus on the individual and his/her future opportunities.
School Inclusion Website
The School Inclusion project intends to identify the strategies developed in the different European countries to combat early school leaving so as to develop a common strategy to prevent the phenomenon. This common strategy should be based on the best practices identified at European level.
School Safety Net
The School Safety Net project, funded by the European Commission in the framework of the Lifelong Learning Programme, aims to address the need of European school system to prevent early school leaving. In detail, it focuses on four main issues having a relevant impact on early school leaving, including early identification of students at risk, integration of immigrant students, support to students with learning disabilities, prevention of school bullying.
Medidas para Prevenção do Abandono Escolar (Portuguese)
Relevant Studies and Publications