Reducing school dropout rates: an analysis from the perspective of educational management
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School dropout has become a recurrent phenomenon in institutions worldwide, awakening the interest of researchers in knowing its causes and possible solutions to ensure student retention, being aware of the individual and social impact that low schooling has on the development of communities. Therefore, the objective of this study is to implement a ludic-pedagogical strategy for the academic improvement of 6th grade students of the IETD San José de Sitionuevo. The methodology was based on the qualitative approach of action-research type, making use of the pre-test - post-test in the collection of information through field diaries and semi-structured interviews. The participating sample consisted of 60 6th grade students, 3 teachers of the institution and 15 parents. The main results point out the lack of motivation, low school performance and few support networks in the classroom as negative elements related to school dropout. The findings that were presented show how pedagogical strategies that make use of play in teaching, manage to strengthen each of the difficulties that this study found.
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