The Attendance Service supports schools and students to manage and improve attendance.
About Attendance Services
Attendance Services combines the Non-Enrolled Truancy Service (NETS) and the District Truancy Service (DTS) into 1 integrated service. We aim to support schools to:
- effectively manage attendance
- reduce unjustified absence rates and non-enrolment
- reduce the time taken to return students to education.
The Attendance Service vision is: Every student attending school every day, as a foundation for engagement in learning and achievement.
Student attendance, along with effective teaching, has the greatest influence on student engagement and achievement.
How to make absence referrals to the Attendance Service
To make absence referrals to the Attendance Service, you’ll need to use the Attendance Service Application (ASA) and have a service provider.
Once a referral is generated in ASA, it goes straight to the service provider who will allocate the referral to an Attendance Advisor or Kaiawhina for action.
Training for schools in managing attendance
Our Training Services team run online training in managing attendance for school leaders and administration staff.
If you haven’t yet received an email invite to online training email:
Your school should have heard from your service provider already. If you haven’t or don’t yet have a provider, use this list to find one.
|Service provider||Service area|
|Te Taitokerau Iwi Consortium – Northland Attendance Service||Northland|
|National Urban Māori Authority – Waipareira Trust||Auckland North|
|Auckland Central Education Services||Auckland Central|
|Strive Community Trust||South Auckland A|
|Solomon Group||South Auckland B|
|National Urban Māori Authority – Te Kohao Health||Waikato|
|Central King Country REAP AS||Taumaranui|
|Te Kuiti High School AS||Te Kuiti (Waitomo)|
|Tokoroa Council of Social Services||Tokoroa (South Waikato)|
|CAPS Haruaki Inc||Thames - Coromandel|
|Datacom Services Limited - ecase Attendance Service||Tauranga|
|Datacom Services Limited - ecase Attendance Service||Bay of Plenty|
|Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou & Te Runanga a Runanganui a Kiwa – Tairawhiti School Attendance Service||Gisborne|
|Datacom Services Limited - ecase Attendance Service||Central Plateau|
|Tutama Wahine o Taranaki||Taranaki|
|Datacom Services Limited - ecase Attendance Service||Whanganui|
|Datacom Services Limited - ecase Attendance Service||Manawatu - Horowhenua|
|Life to the Max, Horowhenua Trust||Levin (Horowhenua)|
|Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga||Hawkes Bay - Wairarapa|
|National Urban Māori Authority – Te Roopu Awhina||Wellington|
|Te Ora Hou Otautahi||Nelson - Marlborough - West Coast|
|Te Ora Hou Otautahi||Canterbury|
|Datacom Services Limited - ecase Attendance Service||Otago - Southland|
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