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Timely identification enables early interventions and better results.

It is important to detect students at risk of early leaving as soon as possible. There should also be mechanisms to identify young people who leave education and training in a timely manner to increase their chances of reengaging.

  • What are main profiles of early leavers and learners at risk of early leaving
  • How to implement or improve early warning systems to identify those at risk
  • How to develop systems to identify and monitor early leavers at national, regional or local level

The information in this section is based on findings from the Cedefop study ‘Leaving education early: putting vocational education and training (VET) centre stage’, would you like to know more about the study? Go to About the toolkit >

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