Internal factors of working class underachivement

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  • Internal factors of working class underachivement
    • The self-fulfilling prophecy (Rosenthal and Jacobson)
    • Whether children are "warmed up" or "cooled out"
    • Teacher evaluations and stereotyping
    • School ethos and hidden curriculum (Althusser)
    • Steaming and labeling (Ball)
    • The "Halo effect"
    • The anti-school subculture (Willis)
    • Lack of resources in the school (class sizes,equipment)
    • Pressure from school league tables leads to educational triage (Gillborn and Youdell)
    • Access to classroom knowledge
    • Attitudes, interest and expectations of teachers and how well prepared they are


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