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What is the Self fulfilling prophecy?

Where people act in response to the prediction of the way they will behave, making the prediction come true

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What is Marketisation?

Where services that were run by the state become subjected to competition and consumer choice

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What is the Hidden Curriculum?

Everything taught in school apart from the content

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What is Meritocracy?

Where you gain the rewards you deserve

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What is the Myth of Meritocracy?

Bowles and Gintis claim that meritocracy falsely claims that everyone has an equal chance and unequal rewards are the result of unequal ability

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What is Cultural Deprivation?

The idea that some young people fail in education due to deficiencies in their home and families cultural background

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What is Restricted Speech Code?

An informal, simple everyday language with limited vocabulary

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What is Elaborated speech code?

Formal language, with much wider vocabulary

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What is Cultural Capital?

The knowledge, manners, behaviours and values which gives the middle and upper class students an advantage

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What is Compensatory Education?

Government education policies that help underachieving students by providing extra support and funding to schools and families in deprived area

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What is Streaming?

Where children are separated into different ability groups or classes

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What is Labelling?

The process of attaching a definition or meaning to an individual or group

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What is the Hidden Curriculum?

Things such as respect, punctuality and effort that school uses to prepare students for workplace

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What is Material Deprivation?

Where students lack the resources needed to succeed

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What is Institutional Racism?

Where policies and attitudes unintentionally discriminate against ethnic minority groups