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Causes of girls" academic underachievement

Rosemary Gordon

Causes of girls" academic underachievement

the influence of teachers" attitudes and expectations on the academic performance of secondary school girls

by Rosemary Gordon

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Published by Human Resources Research Centre in [Harare] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe.
    • Subjects:
    • Sex discrimination in education -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Women -- Education (Secondary) -- Zimbabwe.,
    • Academic achievement -- Zimbabwe.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRosemary Gordon.
      SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 8, Occasional paper (University of Zimbabwe. Human Resources Research Centre) ;, no. 8.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC212.83.Z55 G67 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 75 p. ;
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL145827M
      LC Control Number99892431

      This concern has culminated in the marginalized male thesis, which has gained considerable academic attention and popular support in the media. In addressing the issue of male underachievement, the book challenges the popularly held assumption that boys fail because girls achieve.4/5(1). And some cultures discourage academic success, particularly for girls. 4. School Policy - Underidentification of giftedness, misconceptions about gifted students' abilities, and school policy that discourages universal screening or appropriate and meaningful education for gifted children all contribute to underachievement. Adolescent Boys’ Underachievement in Reading. Abstract. This paper considers the many academic researchers who have argued that the debate over boys’ ‘underachievement’ in reading represents a ‘global panic’ and this focus has shifted increasingly to boys. The concept of ‘boys’ underachievement’, for example, is generally evidenced by reference to academic performance (attainment scores) in one, some, or all school subject disciplines (Carrington & McPhee, ). Similarly, concerns about ‘working class underachievement’ are based on evidence of attainment in national examinationsFile Size: 98KB.

      Using a sample of college freshmen who had earned academic warnings or had been placed on academic probation, this research examined each individual and his or her causes of underachievement. Participants attributed their high school successes to minor efforts.


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Too often, for no apparent reason, students who show great academic promise fail to perform at a level commensurate with their previously documented abilities, frustrating both parents and teachers (Whitmore, ). This was followed by teacher factors, home and family factors and miscellaneous factors.

Social and Economic factors have been considered to be the least important causes for academic underachievement. Statement of the Problem.

A Study of the causes for under-achievement in Mathematics among seventh standard girls in primary schools of Bijapur. Causes of girls academic underachievement book 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; Causes of girls academic underachievement book issues such as emotional sensitivities or perfectionism; undiagnosed learning disabilities; lack of interest in curriculum or.

The association between underachievement and mental health problems was attenuated when school factors such as teacher advice and interaction between underachievement.

Underachievement in physics: When intelligent girls fail Moreover, both academic interest and self-concept could be ex-pected to be negatively related to boredom (Pekrun, Hall, Goetz, & underachievement research, research on motivational correlates of = in physics. MEASUREMENT AND RESEARCH SUPPORT TO EDUCATION STRATEGY GOAL 1 BOYS’ UNDERACHIEVEMENT IN EDUCATION: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE WITH A FOCUS ON READING IN THE EARLY YEARS Education Data for Decision Making (EdData II) Task Order No.

AID-OAA-BC RTI Task Or Activity 13(Project No. ) Prepared for Office File Size: KB. The present paper reports the preliminary research results on boys’ underachievement under the GUP (General University Proposal) Grant at the National University Malaysia. The paper looks into the perceptions of educationists on the causes of boy's underachievement and forward implications for educational policy and by: 4.

At the micro level educationists start to focus their attention to a probable cause underlying boys’ underachievement namely whether schools are being dominated by female teachers and whether feminization of teaching influenced the academic achievement of by: The paper looks into the perceptions of educationists on the causes of boy's underachievement and forward implications for educational policy and practice.

The sample included Malaysian secondary school teachers who have five years of experiences or more in the urban areas. Male Underachievement in Education Across the Globe: A Shift in Paradigm for Gender Disparities Regarding Academic Achievement Article (PDF Available) December with 2, Reads How we.

Underachievement in Schools (School Concerns Series) 1st Edition, Kindle Edition and to do this must have some understanding of the causes of underachievement. This timely book examines different levels of achievement of pupil groups and the reasons behind them.

The authors highlight ways in which schools and policy-makers might improve Cited by:   Depression. Gifted children are not immune to depression and its effects.

They can become depressed by the same issues that can cause depression in all children, for example, the death of a family member or pet as well as family problems like divorce. Gifted children are also prone to existential depression.

Whitmore () identified three broad causes for underachievement in gifted children: Lack of motivation to apply themselves in school Environments that do not nurture their gifts and may even discourage high achievement Disabilities or other learning deficits that mask their giftedness.

Underachievement may stem from emotional causes, such as pressure to conform, fear of failure, and low self-esteem. Environmental causes include cultural influences, lack of a supportive academic environment, and an unsupportive family structure, including living a transient lifestyle.

In the s a panic started about boys’ ‘underachievement’ in North America, Australia, the UK and some other parts of Western Europe. Inthe UK’s Chief Inspector of Schools called it “one of the most disturbing problems facing the education system” and it remains prominent in recent policy reports and media coverage.

Researchers in the Gender and Education Association take. Yet in the Caribbean context, research does suggest that academic success has been associated with homosexuality for some boys and that the consequences of this label for boys in schools can be dire.

For example, Parry's Parry, O. Schooling is fooling: Why do Jamaican boys underachieve at school. Gender and Education, 9(2): – Cited by: underachievement of poor children and children of color.

This article explores factors that contribute to the underachievement of students of color and offers practices that culturally proficient school leaders can use to build a school culture that may positively impact the academic achievement of students of Size: 36KB.

INTERVENTION STRATEGIES TO INCREASE PARTICIPATION OF BOYS By June George (Principal Investigator) underachievement,‖ ―academic achievement,‖ ―sex differences,‖ ―boys,‖ ―male students,‖ and (i.e. the difference between the percentage of girls and the File Size: 1MB.

Boys and girls were both making solid academic progress, but in some cases, girls were making larger gains, misleading some commentators into concluding that boys were being left : Tom Loveless.

Books Music Art & design research to highlight the differences in the academic achievement of girls and boys at school. to challenge boys' underachievement and teachers can enhance girls. Manifestations of Namibian Boy’s Underachievement in Education Prof. Roderick F. Zimba, Professor of Education, University of Namibia Abstract An analysis of the grade 10 and grade 12 Namibian examination data indicate that girls received.

Your uncritical presentation of a recent academic study alleging that "institutional racism" is the main factor in black pupil underachievement was hardly news (Black Caribbean children held back Author: Guardian Staff. Underachievement Among College Students Megan Balduf Fairfax County Public Schools Statement of the Problem The academic success of America’s youth is a priority for the nation’s citizens.

One purpose of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB; ) is to ensure that all students learn basic skills and perform at or above mandated proficiency File Size: KB. Factors Affecting Students’ Quality of Academic Performance: A Case of Secondary School Level 2| students’ performance remains at top priority for educators.

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Christopher Clarke, Vice Principal of Shortwood Teachers‟ College, was the moderator of the Jamaica Partners for Educational Progress EduExchange, held between April 12 Academic underachievement has been an issue in schools as long as there have been schools and is an area of concern for educators, parents and learners.

Some schools perform better than others. The difference in performance of schools could therefore be attributed to the circumstances at school.

Each of these causes for underachievement may require a different intervention. Therefore, educators should attempt to isolate the reason for students behaviors before attempting to reverse the underachievement.

The ramifications of mismatching the causes and treatments of underachievement can be quite serious, as we illustrate in this article.

Library Launch Pad 4/Underachievement Page 2 of 7 Westminster Institute of Education March • ‘inconsistent pattern of achievement in schoolwork subjects • inconsistent pattern of achievements within a subject area • discrepancy between ability and achievements, with ability much higher • lack of concentration • daydreaming • clowning and other work-avoidance strategiesFile Size: KB.

Academic underachievement among the gifted: Students' perceptions of factors that reverse the pattern by Linda Emerick Investigates factors which had influenced the reversal of the underachievement pattern in 10 gifted students, ages 14 to 20, who moved from chronic underachievement to academic success.

Low Academic Achievement: Causes and Results Samer M. Al-Zoubi Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Arts and Educational Sciences, Ajloun National University, Jordan Mohammad A. Bani Younes Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Information Technology, Ajloun National University, Jordan.

Sociological Explanations of Educational Underachievement This post attempts to demonstrate what sociology is by examining how the discipline approaches one particular issue – why some children do worse at school than others from a sociological perspective, educational failure is not simply down to the individual.

been at the root of boys’ underachievement, and that those generalisations about boys and girls are unhelpful.

Proportions of boys and girls in England and Wales gaining five or more GCSEs grades A*-C in /01 by social class and ethnicity. Category Total Boys Girls No. of boys Per girls Social classFile Size: KB. surrounding underachievement, which can wear down even the most resilient human beings. Lack of academic motivation and underachievement continues to be a concern for students and has become widespread in communities and states across the country.

All students have the desire to be successful in school, some just simply don't know how (Heacox. Framing the Issue of Underachievement. Start painting with fresh ideas, and then let the painting replace your ideas with its ideas. Perspective A heightened my awareness around the issue of boys and academic underachievement.

The proliferation of published books and articles on this topic and a concurrent increase of attention paid to it. This text aims to increase understanding pdf the potential causes of underachievement, violence and even suicide amongst teenage boys.

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If the student can not see.This study focused on the ebook of student underachievement in a selected high school in Ebook. The anonymous name chosen for the school was Northside New Era Secondary School.

The participants in the study were administrators, teachers, and students. They were selected from the same school where the researcher conducted the study.