INSA 2024 CONFERENCE THEME

Share your expertise in school attendance at the 2024 INSA Conference. The conference theme is: 'Harnessing the Power of Partnerships to Tackle Attendance Challenges'.

 

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INSA is pleased to announce that it will hold its 2024 Conference on 30th October - 1st November in New Orleans, USA. We look forward to seeing you there.

Registration and abstract submission will open soon. 

UK launches new inquiry into Persistent Absence

The inquiry will examine causes of absence and ways to support pupils and their families.

Read more here

INSA's Next Conference

INSA is pleased to announced that its next conference will be held in the USA in 2024. Stay tuned for further announcements about the venue and keynote speakers!

New data on the impacts of absence from school

Cattan and colleagues present data on the impacts of primary/elementary school absence on academic performance and adult economic outcomes.

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School Refusal Inquiry

The Australian Senate is holding an inquiry into the national trend of school refusal and will release a report in March 2023.
Read the submissions.

Happy Holidays

As 2022 draws to a close, we wish the INSA community all the very best for a happy, safe, and restful festive season, and offer thanks for your support of INSA's Mission.

Best Paper Award

The research team from Fight for Life Foundation, USA was awarded best paper for their work on using machine learning to reveal factors underlying absenteeism. 

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READINESS FOR ADULTHOOD FOR ALL STUDENTS

See a new article on the Past, Present and Future of school attendance by members of INSA's Scientific Team.

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ABSENTEEISM IN PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Brief research update by Arya Ansari: Absenteeism in elementary/primary school + recommendations.

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