Early leaving from education and training (ELET) as a social problem
The connection between educational attainment and employability has already been proved by many international analyses.
The EU28 ministries have accepted to achieve the goal of an early school leaving level below 10% by the year 2020. The European Union’s early school leaving (ESL) definition is 18-24 year olds with a maximum of ISCED 3c short level of education, currently not taking part in any education or training – as a particularly vulnerable group on the labour market. The lower the level of high school dropout, the fewer people becomes early school leaver.
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