Sociology: Education

Siobhan Lee
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Sixth year Home Economics Mind Map on Sociology: Education, created by Siobhan Lee on 10/01/2017.

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Sociology: Education
1 Purpose of education
1.1 Socialisation
1.1.1 Formal
1.1.2 Informal
1.2 Development of the individual
1.2.1 Physical
1.2.2 Emotional
1.2.3 Intellectual
1.2.4 Moral
1.3 Preparation for work
1.3.1 Basic education
1.3.2 Educational Qualifications
1.3.3 Development of skills
1.3.4 Employment qualities
2 Factors that influence educational achievement
2.1 School enviornment
2.2 Parental attitude
2.3 Intellectual ability
2.4 Peers
2.5 Home enviornment
3 Provision of education in Ireland
3.1 Preschool
3.1.1 Benefits Social skills Independence and confidence Intellectual development Physical development
3.1.2 Initiatives ECCE Early start pre-school programme
3.2 Primary
3.2.1 Curriculum English, Irish, maths etc Literacy and numeracy development emotional, imaginative etc development
3.2.2 Supports Assistive technology Educational psychologists School book grant scheme Home school community liaison scheme
3.3 Second level
3.3.1 Educational programmes Junior cert Transition Year LCA LCVP Leaving Cert
3.3.2 Supports
3.4 Special needs education
3.4.1 Supports Resource SNAs Assistive technology RACE Special classes
3.4.2 Special schools 140 in Ireland Programmes Leaving Cert Life skills Partial attendance Transport provided
3.5 Third level education
3.5.1 University
3.5.2 Colleges of education
3.5.3 ITs
3.5.4 Private colleges
4 Adult and second chance education
4.1 Reasons to return to education
4.1.1 Gain or improve qualifications
4.1.2 Technological advances
4.1.3 To develop literacy or numeracy skills
4.1.4 Social interaction
4.1.5 Interest
4.2 Factors to consider
4.2.1 Cost
4.2.2 Supports available
4.2.3 Course delivery
4.2.4 Course specifications
4.3 Provision
4.3.1 Third level colleges and universities
4.3.2 Private colleges
4.3.3 Distance-learning colleges
4.3.4 Education and Training boards
4.3.5 Teagasc and Coillte
4.3.6 Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme
5 Factors that influence equality of opportunity in education
5.1 Gender
5.1.1 No longer as prevalent
5.1.2 Girls outperform boys in exams
5.1.3 Textbooks are more gender-neutral
5.1.4 Lack of subject choice in single sex schools
5.2 Socio-economic status
5.2.1 Lack of access to resources
5.2.2 Cost of uniform etc
5.2.3 Unable to go to third level education
5.3 Place of residence
5.3.1 Social problems
5.4 Groups that experience inequality of education
5.4.1 Early school leavers Social exclusion Unemployment Programmes Youthreach VTOS PLC
5.4.2 Students with special educational needs Unable to access support
5.4.3 Immigrants Language barrier Cultural differences
6 Initiatives for improving access to education
6.1 Primary
6.1.1 Back to school clothing and footwear allowance
6.1.2 Home school liaison scheme targets disadvantages students at risk of leaving early
6.1.3 TUSLA Enforce school attendance Support and provide advise to parents Follow up on absences Moniter home schooled children
6.1.4 DEIS Supports schools in disadvantaged areas Homework clubs School meals programme School book grant scheme
6.2 Secondary school
6.2.1 Exam system
6.2.2 LCA
6.3 Third level
6.3.1 HEAR
6.3.2 DARE
6.3.3 Student grant scheme Fee grant Maintenance grant
6.3.4 Back to Education Allowance
6.4 Second chance
6.4.1 Youthreach
6.4.2 VTOS
6.4.3 Springboard
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