Outreach and Retention in Adult ESL Literacy Programs. Shirley Brod Spring Institute for International Studies May Adults learning English as a second language (ESL) come from different cultures and countries, vary in their educational backgrounds, and have diverse reasons for learning English (Valentine, ). Nov 30, · The three programs that admit the highest percentage of ESL students (15% to 24% of their total admissions) look somewhat similar to the four programs that have the lowest retention rates Cited by:
Mar 25, · It will be well worth the financial investment and your time. 75% is a huge retention rate! Actually, I incorporate all the above learning modalities into Author: Joan Burge. Feb 06, · The success of the ESL Task Force is evident through the agency’s improved student persistence and performance. In the winter of , the agency had a 49% student retention rate (measured by students staying in the program from the beginning of the term until the end of the course term). In the winter of , the agency had a 70% retention.
Nov 11, · More Than Engagement: Pathways to Retention for Adult Learners. Wednesday, November 11, Adult education programs are multifaceted and cater to a complex demographic cross-section of their communities. They may serve individuals learning English, improving their job skills, completing their high school diploma or GED®, or preparing for.