Student Retention (or lack of student retention) is probably the biggest issue faced by schools and residences that catering Indigenous students. It seems to be an issue faced by all schools and residences although some organizations have better retention than others. This informal paper poses some strategies to build retention.
Family engagement in a child’s education is a principal influence on students’ attendance at school. Familial engagement can either be enhanced or deterred by the relationship with their child’s school. This paper provides guidance to schools to held understand a student’s family, knowing not all families are alike.