Support for students having difficulty

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A school’s capacity to intervene with at-risk youth is an important factor in preventing dropout. Research has shown that it is possible to considerably reduce the number of students with either academic or behavioural problems by organizing student services into a “wraparound” approach. This model of relies on the community to create an enveloping support network of services for troubled youth and their families. Providing services for troubled youth is a collective responsibility, one that benefits from a territorial view.

Courses of effective action

  • Put in place screening and intervention mechanisms.
  • Put in place organizational models that make use of universal, targeted, and personalized measures.
  • Promote a climate of achievement and learning in the school.
  • Work closely with families.
  • Create collaborative spaces with community partners.

Source: Réunir Réussir