Underachievement in schools

by Anne West

Publisher: RoutledgeFalmer in London, New York

Written in English
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Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Underachievers -- Great Britain,
  • Academic achievement -- Great Britain,
  • Children with social disabilities -- Education -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAnne West and Hazel Pennell.
SeriesSchool concerns series
ContributionsPennell, Hazel, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC4696.G7 W47 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3567225M
ISBN 100415241316, 0415241324
LC Control Number2002045482

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Book Description. There is greater pressure for schools to meet certain levels of pupil achievement now more than ever before. Teachers and policy-makers are looking for ways to ensure pupils are not underachieving, and to do this must have some understanding of the causes of underachievement.

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with the underachievement of Black Caribbean pupils is an important part of raising standards in schools. Although there is now a greater recognition of the underachievement of Black Caribbean.

Causes of underachievement. There are many causes at the basis of student underachievement. Underachievement in schools book causes are the ones that relate to the family and the community in which a student lives (environment and school).

Here are some important causes of underachievement in school: Fear of failure, fear of success; Fear of lack of acceptance by. Underachievement in school is a huge issue affecting almost all pupils at some point of their school career. Underachievement is a relative concept, affecting some pupils more seriously than others, but it can happen to anyone at any time, and to some pupils for the majority of their time in school.

The challenge for teachers is that there are as many different reasons for pupils. The association between underachievement and mental health problems was attenuated when school factors such as teacher advice and interaction between underachievement.

Causes of Underachievement. There are home and school causes of underachievement—usually occurring in combination. Overempowerment and "adultizement" can be important causes, especially for first and only children, children in single-parent households, or children of difficult divorces.

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Although this continues to be the case in many places, the phenomenon of boys’ underachievement – both in terms of participation and performance – has also become an issue in a number of countries. This book reviews the research on boys’ underachievement and presents the arguments that have been put forward to understand its :   Buy Underachievement in Schools (School Concerns) 1 by Pennell, Hazel, West, Anne (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Reversing Underachievement: School •Each student “believed a specific teacher was the single most influential factor in the reversal of the underachievement pattern” •The teacher cared for and sincerely like the student as an individual •The teacher was willing to.

Underachievement is the unanticipated difference between accomplishment and ability. Underachievement is a very complex situation with many possible interwoven causes. Among the areas to explore are: social issues such as peer pressure; psychological issues such as emotional sensitivities or perfectionism; undiagnosed learning disabilities; lack of interest in curriculum or.

Exploring the Reasons for the Underachievement of Ethnic Minority Children Words | 33 Pages. Exploring the Reasons for the Underachievement of Ethnic Minority Children Rational ===== Every child goes through the same education system, every child works through the same ‘curriculum ’ set by New Labour and every child sits the same exams up to the age of.

Two aging books previewed these barriers: Richard Hofstadter's Anti-Intellectualism in American Life There is a certain logic, therefore, to underachievement in American schools. It is.

Underachievement in gifted children is difficult to reverse, and the longer a child underachieves, the harder it is to reverse. Parents and educators need to ask themselves whether they should continue to try to reverse the underachievement in school or help the child succeed in life using the skills the student has to achieve outside of school.The Underachievement of boys - Using information from the Items and elsewhere assess sociological explanations of boys underachievement in education (20 marks) The male underachievement has been a concern since the mid 90's.

The media portrayed this and moral panic went around family households and concerns in schools followed soon after.