The International Network for School Attendance (INSA) exists for all those who wish to promote school attendance and respond to school absenteeism. It aims to compile, generate, evaluate, and disseminate information, assessment, and intervention strategies.
INSA is run on a voluntary basis but it is growing fast and developing initiatives despite limited resources. Whether you’re an academic who'd like to share research, a practitioner looking for successful interventions, or a policymaker keen to link up with colleagues in other countries, INSA is here for you.
A wealth of information is freely available on the website and we encourage you to contribute via our contact page. INSA membership is only 70 EUR per year, providing access to videos, the Discussion Forum to consult and collaborate with practitioners and researchers around the world, the INStAnt! newsletter, and conference discounts.
INSA's 2022 Conference will be held in the Netherlands, a wonderful place to gather together. We're busy working on a suitable venue and dates. Visit the INSA Conferences page from early February 2022 for details. We welcome your ideas for the program, simply let us know via the contact page.
36 studies, 11 countries, the first wave of the pandemic; review reveals mental health symptoms (e.g., anxiety) and behaviors (e.g., higher screen time) among youths.
Bullying and absenteeism are explored using results from the global school-based health survey; the need to promote a friendly school atmosphere.