– UK website

Reducing Early School Leaving in Europe ( is an international research project examining the processes that lead young people to leave school without achieving the skills and qualifications necessary for successful transition into the labour market.

Funded by the European Union (FP7) between 2013 and 2018, the project involves nine countries: Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK.

This web-page is about the UK element of, and includes information about the project, findings and publications and details about UK-based events.

For further information about the international consortium and initiatives in other countries, please visit:

New blog! – Reducing ESL in Europe – how can alumni networks tackle key risk factors?

18 April 2018 –

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