Managing student attendance

Electronic Attendance Register (eAR) for tracking attendance

The Electronic Attendance Register (eAR) is the only approved Ministry method for recording and tracking attendance and unjustified absences in your Student Management System.

Early Notification service for absences

The Early Notification (EN) service automatically contacts parents whose children are missing from school via email, text, or an automated phone call.

Absence referrals to the Attendance Service using the Attendance Service Application

Absence referrals from a school to the Attendance Service must be made through the Attendance Service Application (ASA).
ASA records unjustified absence referrals and non-enrolment notifications from schools.

Legal responsibilities and National guidelines for schools on attendance

Schools, along with parents and guardians, are legally responsible for making sure students attend school.

Attendance Services

The Attendance Service supports schools and students to manage and improve attendance.

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