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Socio-economic status and performance in the selective entrance examination

K. Wurie

Socio-economic status and performance in the selective entrance examination

a comparative study of private and public schools in Sierra Leone

by K. Wurie

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Thesis(M.A.) - Course project in the Department of Library and Information Studies, Loughborough University of Technology 1983.

Statementby K. Wurie.
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  In an earlier post, I argued that the Australian higher education system probably deserved about a 7/10 for equity of access. In line with some theory, the middle-class meritocracy continues to reproduce itself successfully, but the universities are open to talent: for a given ATAR, university participation rates are very similar across SES groups. Socio Economic Status and its Relation to Academic Achievement of Higher Secondary School Students.

Determinants of Academic Achievement - Do home background and parental socio-economic status have a stronger influence on student performance than policy-controlled schooling variables? - Joyette Fabien - Term Paper - Sociology - Work, Profession, Education, Organisation - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay. This study assessed the demographic characteristics of students' performance in Mathematics in senior secondary Certificate Examination in Delta Central Senatorial District of Delta State. The purpose of the study is to assess the relationship between gender, location, socio-economic status and students' performance in Mathematics in Senior.

Socioeconomic status is considered to be a major social basis for inequalities and an important predictor of health at all ages. Socioeconomic deprivation appears to predispose to a wide range of health issues, from disease to access to provision of and outcomes of health care. Socio-economic Status: refers to position of recognition which one finds himself in the society, such a position may not be heredity but acquired through personal efforts like education, wealth, occupation and social class in socio-economic status of parents and students’ academic performance in Lagelu Local Government Area, Oyo state.


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Socio-economic status and performance in the selective entrance examination by K. Wurie Download PDF EPUB FB2

This systematic review focuses on investigating the relationship between socio-economic status and academic performance in higher education in a more comprehensive manner. The first objective of this study is to analyze the different measures of SES and academic performance in higher : Carlos Felipe Rodríguez Hernández, Eduardo Cascallar, Eva Kyndt, Eva Kyndt.

This chapter defines the dimensions of equity in education: inclusiveness and fairness. It first discusses year-olds’ access to schooling in PISA-participating countries and economies, and then describes how the socio-economic status of students and schools is related to student performance and students’ attitudes towards science.

The relationship between family socio-economic status (SES) and the academic achievement of children is well established in sociological research.

While there is disagreement over the best way to measure socio-economic status, a study by (Graetz, ) found that children from low socio-economic backgrounds do not perform as.

academic performance measurement we used the average grades of the students. This group was given a questionnaire measuring the socioeconomic status. School performance was assessed by consulting the students' class books School performance correlates directly proportional to the duration of hours spent learning per day (r =, p File Size: KB.

Parental Socio-economic Status, Academic Performance, Secondary school students. ocioeconomic status is the blend of economic and sociological measures of an individual work experience and the economic and social position of an individual or family in connection to others on the premise of income, educational level and occupational Size: KB.

Academic Performance, Effects of Socio-Economic Status on 45 International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition,43–48 Author's personal copy.

ABSTRACT: The Socio-Economic Status (SES) of families is an important determinant of child learning outcomes. The current study contributes to the debate on SES on learning outcomes. As part of a longitudinal study on teaching effectiveness in Ghana, this paper examines the effects of SES on child academic performance in Size: KB.

View Impact of Socio-Economic Status on Academic Performance Research Papers on for free. The main objective of the study is to examine the influence of socio-economic status on academic performance of students in lagos Metropolis. Specific objectives of the study include: To investigate into the effect of socio-economic status of parents on the educational performance of students’.

entrance test in relation to self-concept, intelligence and socio-economic status. He found that the entrance test was significantly correlated with the self concept and there was a significant correlation between the entrance test and intelligence. Amardeep () studied the performance of the candidates in entrance test conducted File Size: KB.

The condition of socio-economic status has a different influence on the performance of education because of the different socio-economic conditions of the family (Considine & Zappala, ).

Low. The school admits boys and girls between the age of 5 irrespective of the rank, creed or socio-economic status of their parents. Admission to a class is based on the child's performance in the entrance examination.

Important Information Visiting hours to meet Principal: hrs to hrs. or by prior appointment. Medical students have historically largely come from more affluent parts of society, leading many countries to seek to broaden access to medical careers on the grounds of social justice and the perceived benefits of greater workforce diversity.

The aim of this study was to examine variation in socioeconomic status (SES) of applicants to study medicine and applicants with an accepted offer. The present research study was design to investigate the factors affecting academic performance of graduate students of Islamia University of Bahawalpur Rahim Yar Khan Campus.

The variables under consideration were the academic performance (student’s grades/marks) as a dependent variable and the gender, age, faculty of study, schooling, father/guardian social economic status, and residential.

Socio Economic Status and its Relation to Academic Achievement of Higher Secondary School 15 | Page adjusted behavior etc. Beside these the personal characters, vocational aspirations, creativity intelligence, attitude, values, etc also influence Size: KB.

MKPUGHE CHRISTIANA IFEYINWA (DR) Abstract This study focused on the effect of socio-economic status of parents on the academic performance of students in Technical Colleges in Delta State. Two research hypotheses were formulated. There is no significant difference between Academic Performance of Students from poor background compared to those from wealthy homes.

Influence of Socio Economic Status On Academic Achievement Of Secondary School Students Of Lucknow City. Ritu Chandra and Prof. (Dr.) Shaikh Azimuddin. Abstract. Socio Economic Status has always influenced the Academic Achievement of students.

Academic Achievement varies for children from different social Size: KB. Certificate (WASC), National Examination Council (NECO) and Junior Secondary School Certificate (JSSC) (ObanyaEbenuwa-Okoh () and Atanda and Jaiyeoba ) noted that some of the factors responsible for the low performance of students in schools are low socio-economic status of parents and lack of seriousness of students.

attendance within selective areas by socio-economic status, even when comparing pupils with the same Key Stage 2 attainment. High attaining children from the most deprived backgrounds are significantly less likely to attend a grammar school compared to similarly high attaining children from the least deprived backgrounds.

Factors Affecting Students’ Academic Performance By students’ performance. The focus of this research is that student performance in intermediate examination is linked with students’ outline consisted of his approach towards communication, socio economic factor and family education background.

The finding of this study varies. implications of socioeconomic status on learning and school achievement. This paper intends to make teachers aware that today more than ever they count on important knowledge and valuable resources like cognitive training intervention programs to help students.

These intervention programs correct dysfunctional attentionFile Size: KB.aspirants belonged to high socio-economic status showed better performance (Ahmar & Anwar, ).

Chandra and Azimuddin () also argued that there was a positive correlation between SEF and academic achievements at secondary level students. Although, there are arguments both in favour and against the association of socio-economic factors.(fee-paying) school, grammar school (selective entrance exam, state funded), or a non-selective state funded school (comprehensive, sixth form college, or further education college).

In the UK as a whole, only % of children are educated in the independent sector [22]. Third, for each candidate we calculated parentalCited by: