Number of graduates continues to decline

Number of graduates continues to decline

The number of young people that prematurely stops with school the past year, with 1500 decreased. Last year left a total of 22.948 pupils secondary education and secondary vocational education without diploma.

That is less than the year before when 24.451 young people out of school, stopped for a diploma had, it appears from the figures that the minister Jet Bussemaker of education Tuesday made known.

The number of young people to early and without a diploma from that school drops in the last few years has steadily. In the 2001-2002 school year, this was still such a 71.000 young people, but in the meantime, there are over 48.000 less. Bussemaker wants to be in 2021 at the most 20,000 of early school leavers per year.

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