absenteeism


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absenteeism

(ab″sĕn-tē′izm) [ absentee + -ism]
Prolonged or repeated absence from work, school, or assigned duties.

absenteeism

the habit of some animals of moving away from their offspring and visiting them only occasionally to provide food and minimum support.
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Absenteeism due to sickness, lack of food and work at home, the report also indicated, was one of the reason for poor performance.
Possible reasons for absenteeism could be linked to the theory of adult learning, which explains physiological and psychological needs of an adult learner.
Two major literature reviews have been done of studies investigating the relationship between hand hygiene and student absenteeism and the two reviews came to somewhat different conclusions.
Therefore, voluntary absenteeism suggests absenteeism is a multifaceted phenomenon having many interconnected factors other than health, which may influence an employee's decision to engage in withdrawal behaviors (Magee et al., 2016).
But families of students with a history of absenteeism get a phone call from a teacher after a single absence.
As part of a statewide evaluation to assess the effectiveness of programs in reducing absenteeism, the study looked at 12 programs in 137 schools and involved 1,606 children and adolescents.
When considering the lost days of work in these two large public agencies, we obtained a mean of 20.9 days of absenteeism per affected servant.
The 1,166 secondary school pupils with persistent absenteeism was up by almost 100 from the year before.
An all-hands-on-deck approach is needed to combat chronic absenteeism. School administrators, teachers, and support staff cannot solve this alone--nor can parents and caregivers.
Hence, a study on the burden of absenteeism and its related factors is very important because such a study can evolve with some significant issues which when dealt with will improve school attendance and even reverse the process of school dropout.
Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing 11 percent or more of the school year.
RIYADH: In accordance with directions from the minister of education concerning the phenomenon of absenteeism, the deputy minister approved recommendations which include closing a private school and dismissing a number of headmasters, according to Sabq online newspaper.