30 May 2017
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.
01 February 2017
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.
01 June 2016
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?
06 October 2015
A framework with strategies intended to tackle attendance head on has resulted in a measurable increase in student attendance levels at this school.
30 September 2015
Is there a link between time spent online and wellbeing and attendance? A recent OECD report explored.
13 April 2015
Initiatives aimed at improving attendance and retention rates in a remote Indigenous school have paved the way for a rise in students interested in pursuing tertiary education and career pathways.
21 August 2014
As well as improving fitness levels, this school in Western Australia aims to build Indigenous girls’ confidence and leadership skills, and address the problems that they face in day to day life.
11 August 2014
This month we speak to Steve Zubrick, who recently carried out research into the link between student attendance and educational outcomes.
06 June 2014
A successful program supporting remote Indigenous students in the Northern Territory has proved that tapping into resources and support outside the school gates can improve student outcomes.
27 May 2014
Four passionate educators elaborate on the findings of their own action research projects.