Preventing Dropouts by Retention Strategies in Higher Education
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Harold Pupkewitz Graduate School of Business
Student discontinuing studies results in dropouts, which is both an economic and social waste. An observed issue in many SADC Universities, this case deals in preventing dropouts through proper retention strategies.
Dropout, Retention, Success
Student discontinuing at masters level is an observed problem at many SADC Universities. This case study is about reducing the number of students who discontinue by adopting proper retentions strategies. Through review of core constructs, current approaches and reflection on the socio-cultural aspects, the focus is management programme students.