Understanding School Dropouts Phenomenon among Youths through Behavioural Trends


  • Nurfarah Najwa Mohammad Faisal Academy of Language Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak Branch, Seri Iskandar Campus, 32610 Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
  • Puteri Rohani Megat Abdul Rahim Academy of Language Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak Branch, Seri Iskandar Campus, 32610 Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia
  • Nor Faizah Kaeni Mokh Hatta Faculty of Health Sciences Universitas Aisyiyah Yogyakarta, Jl. Siliwangi No. 63 Nogotirto Gamping Slenan Yogyakarta 55292
  • Addiennur Hamizah Abu Bakar MyFinB Group, One Marina Boulevard, Level 20, Singapore 018989




Dropouts, Youths, School Dropouts, Behavioural Trends


Dropout among school students is seen as problematic and needs to be addressed, to protect the growth of the nation, particularly in the economic aspect. This phenomenon can be addressed by understanding the behavioural trends of school dropouts. This study aims to explore behavioural dropout trends through a systematic literature review. The process entails five primary methodological steps which were systematic searching strategies based on identification, screening, and eligibility on several reputable databases, data extraction, and analysis. The findings showed a considerable number of behavioural trends could be used as an early signal by the school to address dropout issues.


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How to Cite

Mohammad Faisal, N. N., Megat Abdul Rahim, P. R., Mokh Hatta , N. F. K., & Abu Bakar, A. H. (2023). Understanding School Dropouts Phenomenon among Youths through Behavioural Trends. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(23), 3–11. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v8i23.4474