Academic resilience: what schools and countries do to help disadvantaged students succeed in PISA

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Resilience refers to the capacity of individuals to prosper despite encountering adverse circumstances. This paper defines academic resilience as the ability of 15-year-old students from disadvantaged backgrounds to perform at a certain level in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in reading, mathematics and science that enables them to play an active role in their communities and prepares them to make the most of lifelong learning opportunities. Using data from the most recent PISA cycles, this paper explores changes in the share of resilient students over time ...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Disadvantaged; Participation; Outcomes; Policy; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Academic persistence; Student retention; Achievement; Socially disadvantaged; Social inclusion; School; Institutional role; Educational practice; Educational policy; OECD country; Data analysis

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2018

Physical description: 40 p.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/e22490ac-en

Also called: Academic resilience: what schools and countries do to help disadvantaged students succeed in Programme for International Student Assessment

ISSN: 1993-9019 (online)

Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 131.465

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