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This joint Eurydice/Cedefop report sheds light on early leaving from education and training – a serious challenge in many EU countries. It aims to add value to Member States’ and the European Commission’s endeavours in this area by monitoring developments in the design and implementation of strategies, policies and measures to combat early leaving and support student learning. The key areas addressed in this report are data collection and monitoring, strategies and policies against early leaving focusing on prevention, intervention and compensation and on groups at increased risk of early leaving, the role of education and career guidance, governance and cross-sector cooperation, and early leaving from the perspective of vocational education and training.

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Tackling early leaving from education and training in Europe. Strategies, policies and measure

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The dropout from VET rate is higher for migrant or ethnic minority students than other students in several EU countries.

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In most countries in Europe policies for language support for students whose mother tongue is other than the language of instruction is not directly linked to policies for tackling early leaving.

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Most countries in Europe have developed policies and measures to help early leavers re-enter the education and training system such as second chance education, guidance and youth guarantees.

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Most countries in Europe have developed policies and measures for increasing flexibility and permeability of education pathways to help prevent early leaving from education and training.