Interpretivism Key Terms
Labelling- The process of stereotyping people based on their percieved characteristics.
Self-fulfilling prophecy- When people behave in line with the label they are given.
Setting and Streaming- Sets in which people are placed into subject groups or streams which they are placed into class groups and trught at that level for all subjects.
Ideal pupil- A whole range of non-academic factors such as speech, dress, personality, (how co-operativeand so on), appearance make up this stereotyping of the ideal pupil and influence teachers assesment of student abilty.
Anti-school sub-subculture- a set of values, attitudes and behaviour in oppostition to the values and aims of the school. In this sub-culture, trauncy, playing up, teachers, messing about, breaking the rules, copying work etc.
GIST- Girls into science and technology
WISE- Women into science and engineering
National Curriculum- Post 1980, subjects such as English, Maths and Science are compulsory so men and women have equal opportunities.
Patriarchy- Male dominance in society