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Count me in! Gender and ethnic minority attainment in school science

Frost, Suzie and Reiss, Michael and Frost, Jenny and Frost, Jennifer (2005) Count me in! Gender and ethnic minority attainment in school science. School Science Review, 86 (316). pp. 105-112. ISSN 0036-6811

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Abstract

There is no single 'solution' to the 'problem' of under-achievement in school science by certain groups. Such under-achievement is strongly connected to the ways that society views the members of these groups. It is not enough for schools to be isolated islands of good practice; they need to help students critically reflect on the world inside and outside of school, and then equip students with the necessary tools to deal with this world. A number of strategies are suggested for use in schools to help pupils and students from groups which often underachieve to get more from their science lessons.

Item Type: Article
Controlled Keywords: Gender, minority ethnic, attainment, achievement
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Geography, Enterprise, Mathematics and Science
IOE Departments > Departments > Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment
Depositing User: Katie Mooney
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2009 13:06
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 11:41
URI: http://eprints.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/448

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