This publication is the first detailed survey of absenteeism in Europe. It is the result of a research carried out by the partners of the EU project "Absenteeism - Strategies, Concepts and Materials to Fight Truancy" in 17 European countries. The country reports include detailed information about:
- National statistics on absenteeism
- General strategies and exemplary projects to fight truancy
The volume is completed by summarized recommendations for dealing with the problem of absenteeism and a glossary.
Norbert Grewe is Professor of Educational Psychology at Hildesheim University.