Tackling the effects of social disadvantage in education

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Abstract

The paper examines some of the issues related to the work of the DE Expert Group on underachievement in education. The paper highlights design features of the NI education system which seem to exacerbate educational inequalities and proposes ways of reframing the way we measure the impact and value of educational experiences.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationWeLearn: by teachers for teachers
PublisherSt Mary's University College, Belfast
Publication statusPublished - 08 Dec 2020

Keywords

  • education
  • disadvantage
  • underachievement
  • equality
  • equity
  • Northern Ireland

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Education

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