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Making Education Work : How Black Men and Boys Navigate the Further Education Sector.

Author: Sheine Peart
Publisher: London : Institute of Education Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do Black boys start so well in primary school yet fail in secondary? Why do they do well in college? Students tell the researcher about institutional cultures and curricula in schools and in colleges, how they take control of their education once they get to college and what structural changes are needed to enhance the educational experience.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Peart, Sheine.
Making Education Work : How Black Men and Boys Navigate the Further Education Sector.
London : Institute of Education Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheine Peart
ISBN: 9781858566078 185856607X 9781782770794 1782770798
OCLC Number: 893735589
Description: 1 online resource (155 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Part One: Contextual Overview; 1 Setting the scene; 2 Black men and boys' academic and social location in education: a contextual overview; Part Two: FE Culture and Organisations; 3 The institutional culture of FE colleges; 4 The academic organisation of FE; Part Three: Routes to Success; 5 The influence of race on learning; 6 The significance of support for education success; 7 How Black men and boys create support systems; Part Four: Planning for the Future; 8 Recommendations; 9 Conclusions and challenges; Appendix 1: Individual interview schedule. Appendix 2: Focus Group Prompts to Facilitate DiscussionGlossary; References; Index.

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Why do Black boys start so well in primary school yet fail in secondary? Why do they do well in college? Students tell the researcher about institutional cultures and curricula in schools and in colleges, how they take control of their education once they get to college and what structural changes are needed to enhance the educational experience.

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