Educational inequality (Class, Gender and Ethnicity)


GCSE Sociology (Education) Mind Map on Educational inequality (Class, Gender and Ethnicity), created by SEOTP on 01/08/2014.
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Educational inequality (Class, Gender and Ethnicity)
  1. Social class and underachievement
    1. Material explanations - (money) tutors, books, outings (school and family), internet, type of school, stay on or not
      1. Cultural explanations - parental expectations, reading to children, less awareness of 'how school works', anti-school feeling, hobbies/visits, language skills register, who you associate with
        1. Schools - teachers treat WC/MC children differently, 'label' children, self-fulfilling prophecy, influence of peers anti-school subculture
        2. Gender
          1. Girls continue to outperform boys at all levels of education
            1. In England for Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 3 girls scored consistently higher than boys in 2007
              1. Figures from UCAS show that there are more women than men entering full-time undergraduate courses
                1. Teachers expectations
                  1. Feminism
                    1. Opportunities
                    2. Ethnicity
                      1. A persons ethnicity is likely to affect how many GCSEs they get and at what grades, whether a person continues into further and higher education and even their chances of being excluded
                        1. English may not be their first language
                          1. Parents experience with school
                            1. Effect of curriculum
                              1. labeling of students
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