Ethnic Differences in educational achievement

Jemimah Ali
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Alevel Education & Research methods Quiz on Ethnic Differences in educational achievement , created by Jemimah Ali on 05/18/2015.

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Question 1

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According to Sewell(1998) - the sub culture ' Conformists ' are the isolated individuals who disconnected themselves from school and black subcultures outside it
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Which two are factors outside of school for ethnic differences in achievement ?
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  • material deprivation
  • pupils responses and subculture
  • institutional racism
  • Racism in wider society
  • The ethnocentric curriculum

Question 3

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What did Ceil Wright find in her observation of over 1000 pupils ?
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  • Asian pupils were left out in class discussions, as Teachers assumed they had a poor grasp of English
  • Teachers negatively labelled black pupils and expected them to present more discipline problems and misinterpreted their behaviour as threatening or as a challenge to authority
  • Black girls channelled their anger about being labelled into the pursuit of educational success
  • Black children had lack of motivation and had an attitude of 'live for today'

Question 4

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According to Flecherty (2004) , Minority ethnic groups are more likely than white people to live in low income households and to be in the poorest fifth of the population
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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Black Caribbean, Bangladesh and Pakistani are more likely to be employed
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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"Educational failure is due to a dysfunctional family structure" - which statement supports this?
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  • Geoffrey(1977) - This ignores the positive effects
  • Charles Murray - High rate of lone parenthood and lack of positive male role model in black families, could lead to educational achievement
  • Lawrence(1982) - Black pupils do not fail because of low self esteem, but instead because of racism
  • Charles Murray - High rate of lone parenthood and lack of positive male role model in black families, could lead to educational underachievement

Question 7

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Which Two are apart of Sewell (1998) black boy subcultures
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  • The Time wasters
  • The Rebels
  • The Retreatists
  • The conforming

Question 8

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What does Sewell (1998) black boy subcultures show?
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  • Teachers saw black boys as one culture
  • Shows not all black boys live up to teachers negative expectations
  • Underachievement for only The Rebels
  • Teachers did not racially have assumptions for black boys and they were just making it up

Question 9

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What did Khan (1979) find in Asian Families
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  • Asians were not involved in classroom discussions because teachers assumed they had a poor grasp of english
  • Asians underachieve because teachers were racist
  • Asian parents are most likely than white parents to support the schools behaviour policies

Question 10

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"Theres an ethnocentric curriculum in British History " Stephan Ball (1994)
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  • True
  • False

Question 11

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A ethnocentric curriculum is a policy or attitude that gives priority to one ethnic group whilst disregarding others
Answer
  • True
  • False
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