Flashcards in Ethnic Differences In Achievement Deck (8)
Which type of question could be answered by discussing ethnic differences in education?
Any question asking about ethnic, class and gender =
- they all interplay = everyone has a class, gender and ethnicity.
What does ethnicity refer to?
A shared culture, identity and history.
What is an ethnic group?
A group of people that see themselves as distinctly different based on religion, geography or language.
Which ethnic group achieves the most and least 5+ GCSE grades A* - C (2013)?
- Most = Chinese
- Least = Gypsy/Roma
What is a problem with the classification of ethnic groups?
Its too broad =
e.g. defining who is 'Asian' is hard as it covers many different nationalities, religions and languages.
Which ethnic groups tend to do the best and worst i education?
Best = Chinese and Indian pupils.
Worst = Black and Pakistani pupils.
Compare White pupils' achievement to the national average?
Very close =
because they make up the majority of the school population.