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ContributionsManchester Metropolitan University. Didsbury School of Education.
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Research has shown that educational and career aspirations vary across different ethnic groups. However, the results found in different studies yield different conclusions. It has been wildly assumed that the highest educational aspirations are held by Asian (especially Chinese) students (e.g., Cheng and Stark, ; Willitts et al., ). To cite this Article Strand, Steve and Winston, Joe()'Educational aspirations in inner city schools',Educational Studies,, — To link to this Article: DOI: / attitudes towards schooling, and to obtain answers to the question: which stimulating aspects of family context are the most predictable for the development of educational aspirations, i.e. attitudes towards school and gaining knowledge, educational interests and plans for further Size: KB. Our specific objectives are (1) to describe variation in edu- cational aspirations among white, black, Hispanic, and Asian boys and girls; (2) to determine whether the process of aspiration formation dif- fers by sex and/or race; and (3) to assess the influence of minority group status on educational aspirations of a youth cohort through the.

  Debate on the effects of class on educational attainment is well documented and typically centres on the reproductive nature of class whilst studies of the effect of class on educational aspirations also predict outcomes that see education reinforcing and reproducing a student's class background. Despite a number of government initiatives to help raise higher education participation to 50% by. position, we compare the aspirations of parents for their sons and daughters aged , as well as the aspirations of adolescents for themselves across villages with female and male leaders. Next, we examine whether changes in girls’ aspirations were accompanied by changes in educational outcomes and time spent on domestic chores. Finally, we. Female Leadership Raises Aspirations and Educational Attainment for Girls: A Policy Experiment in India Article (PDF Available) in Science () February with Reads. They examined the students’ attitudes towards schooling, and to obtain answers to the question: which stimulating aspects of family context are the most predictable for the development of educational aspirations, i.e. attitudes towards school and gaining knowledge, educational interests and plans for further Size: 49KB.

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