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National Educational Welfare Board
The number of primary and post-primary student days lost; the number of primary and post-primary students with twenty days or more absences; the number of primary and post-primary expulsions and suspensions.
Mean non-attendance, twenty day absences and suspensions in primary schools classified by school location, size, gender served, DEIS (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools) classification and RAPID (Revitalising Areas by Planning Investment and Development) classification. Correlation of primary school pupils' non-attendance, twenty day absences and suspensions with social indicators, academic performance and school participation in disadvantage projects.
Mean non-attendance, twenty day absences, expulsions and suspensions in post-primary schools classified by school type, size, gender served, degree of disadvantage and RAPID (Revitalising Areas by Planning Investment and Development) classification. Correlation of post-primary schools' non-attendance, twenty day absences and suspensions with school setting, educational disadvantage indicators, dropout and academic performance.
Links to web pages that lead to the statistics:
Merged National Educational Welfare Board (NEWB) and Educational Research Centre (ERC) data.
All primary and post-primary schools funded by the Department of Education and Science.
Two and a half years after the end of the reference period
People and Society - Education
absence absences certificate days junior leaving parent parents sick truant truancy
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