People, groups, and organizations

  • Pathways to Education is a national organization that aims to increase graduation rates in low socioeconomic communities throughout Canada. Although their primary focus is on dropout prevention, the group does extensive work to decrease absenteeism.
  • The Ontario Association for Counselling and Attendance Services is an organization that supports provincial attendance counselors who work with students with high levels of absenteeism.
  • Anxiety Canada is an organization focused on alleviating and helping individuals cope with anxiety-related issues.

Current and upcoming activities and achievements

Earlier activities and achievements

Helpful links and other resources

To contribute information that may be of interest to others in your country, please contact your country’s host: Anton Birioukov-Brant ( As the International Network for School Attendance grows, materials will be added to your country’s webpage. Currently, this webpage is updated every three months.

Disclaimer: INSA’s Mission encourages us to disseminate as much readily available information as possible, without judgement. The sharing of this information should not be seen as an endorsement by INSA. Please access and use the information with proper judgement.

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