Analysing underachievement in schools /

Underachievement in school is one of the most widely used terms in education today. As a discourse it has been responsible for influencing government policy, staffroom discussions, as well as the pages of academic journals and the TES. It is also a subject which raises questions about what we expect...

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Main Author: Smith, Emma (Professor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2005.
Series:Empirical studies in education.
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Summary:Underachievement in school is one of the most widely used terms in education today. As a discourse it has been responsible for influencing government policy, staffroom discussions, as well as the pages of academic journals and the TES. It is also a subject which raises questions about what we expect from a fair and equitable education system. This book will provide a critical analysis of two sides of the underachievement debate, at each of the three levels of focus - international, the UK and the individual. On the one hand, it will consider the 'crisis account; of falling standards and failin.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 212 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-208) and index.
ISBN:9781847143204
1847143202
1281294438
9781281294432
9786611294434
6611294430