Trends en tendencies can be derived from the data. F.i. a pupil who is always absent when a test must be taken
- Registration and collection of data is not merely administration. Persons doing these jobs should be able to contact people. They should also be able to see the signals. They should be a contact point and willing to co-operate.
- Registration and deregistration must be followed up with care.
- The school is obliged to start guidance for eacht problematic case of absence and must contact the pupils’ guidance centre after 10 half days of absence.
- Importance of consultation on absent pupils at school
Guidance of presence and absence Examine the underlying causes of absence. If the cause can’t be treated by the school of by the student guidance centre, external services in welfare or health must be contacted (doctor, specialist, therapist, other centres of student guidance, speech therapist, centre of confidence, special youth welfare work, centre of general welfare, advice centre for youngsters, ….)