The Problem of Student Failure


ference on Student Mental Health in Colleges and Universities in the Philippines. Those who attend conferences often find that it is the informal meetings over coffee and in the evenings that are of more value than the actual formal sessions themselves. This truth is doubly reflected when it comes to reading the published reports of the conferences. What has been discussed and communicated both in fact and in enthusiasm between the participants is much less readily available to the reader. The report of this conference in the Philippines shows that the meetings were clearly lively and of great importance to the participants. A very wide range of student problems, administrative, educational and psychological, were discussed and it would appear that reforms and improvements will result. The details are of local interest; the fact that such conferences are held and such matters discussed between educators, administrators and psychologists is of wider significance. This is a report

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@inproceedings{Malleson1962ThePO, title={The Problem of Student Failure}, author={Nicolas Malleson}, year={1962} }