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Education dropout

Parent terms: Education, Dropout

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(also simply Dropout) Withdrawal from an education or training programme before its completion. Comments: (a) this term designates both the process (early school leaving) and the persons (early school leavers) who fail to complete a course; (b) besides early school leavers, dropouts may also include learners who have completed education or training but failed the examinations.
Source: CEDEFOP 2008, Europe

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