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Dropout


3 definitions, 1 child term

Withdrawal from an education or training programme before its completion.
Source: CEDEFOP 2008, Europe
A person who discontinues a programme of education or training.(Definition also used by Queensland government)
Source: Wahba 2013, Global
Temporary or permanent withdrawal from an education or training program before its completion. (Note: In English this word can also refer to a person who has failed to complete a course. This usage is often derogative.)
Source: EU Commission AL 2010, Europe

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