Attendance

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Infographic: Reading achievement and student absenteeism

In PIRLS 2016 (the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study), students were asked about behaviours that could limit reading instruction. Today’s infographic takes a look at some of the results for absenteeism.

Improving attendance for Indigenous students: Cathy Freeman Foundation
Improving attendance for Indigenous students: Cathy Freeman Foundation

The Cathy Freeman Foundation works closely with remote Indigenous communities with the aim of improving student engagement at school. One of the foundation’s programs focuses on improving student attendance and in today’s article, Cathy Freeman and a teacher involved tell us more.

Remote education: Flexi-calendar meeting school community needs
Remote education: Flexi-calendar meeting school community needs

In the second of two articles on Gunbalanya School in the Northern Territory, we find out about its switch to a flexible calendar to improve student attendance, and how educators are working with the community and industry to prepare students for work.

Infographic: Rates of school attendance

Australia's annual Closing the Gap Report details progress against government targets in the areas of health, education and employment. This infographic focuses on the rates of school attendance, comparing Indigenous and non-Indigenous student groups.

Infographic: Students arriving late to school

The OECD has collected data on student lateness from school systems in countries and economies around the world. Today’s infographic looks at some of the results.

Intervention programs for disengaged boys
Intervention programs for disengaged boys

These high school educators have developed an intervention program for disengaged male students that mixes weekly lessons with intensive physical training sessions and challenges.

Giving parents a ‘nudge' on student attendance
Giving parents a ‘nudge' on student attendance

A US research study suggests a simple postcard to parents encouraging them to improve their child’s school attendance could be a powerful tool for educators.

The effect of student tardiness on learning
The effect of student tardiness on learning

Several studies have shown that school tardiness has a negative impact on learning outcomes for both the late student and their classroom peers. Here, we explore the issue.

Improving Indigenous attendance – the role of teachers
Improving Indigenous attendance – the role of teachers

Latest data indicate a 10 per cent attendance gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. What's the role for teachers in improving attendance among Indigenous children?

Raising whole school attendance
Raising whole school attendance

A framework with strategies intended to tackle attendance head on has resulted in a measurable increase in student attendance levels at this school.