ethnic differences in achievement


what is an ethnic group?

  • ethnicity refers to a shared culture, identity and history. An ethnic group is a group of people who see themselves as a distinct group based for example on religion, geography or language.
  • ethnic minority- may have a different skin colour compared to the rest of the populaton but not necessarily so.
  • in Britians case- the largest ethnic minority groups are none-white: mainly of African Caribbean or south Asian origin.
  • deciding which is an ethnic group


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