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This study compares and contrasts retention and participation rates in international Higher Education systems. The aim of the study is to put the performance of United Kingdom higher education institutions in comparative perspective and uncover interesting practice in the countries studied to improve retention rates.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter One

    Introduction

  • Chapter Two

    Australia

  • Chapter Three

    Ireland

  • Chapter Four

    The Netherlands

  • Chapter Five

    United States

  • Appendix A

    Methodology

  • Appendix B

    Template for Country Studies on Student Retention

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