Ethnic differences in achievement

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What are the differences in achievement between ethnic groups?
There are achievement differences between ethnic groups, for example Chinese and Indian pupils tend to do better than average while black pupils do worse.
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Class and gender differences within groups
eg. black females do better than black males
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Explanations
External(cultural deprivation), lower class position and racism in wider society, internal factors(labelling)
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External factors explanation
such as cultural deprivation, many children from low income black families lack intellectual stimulation and enriching experiences
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Low class position and Racism in wider society
argue low class position along with racism in wider society leads to material deprivation and lower achievement
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Internal factors explanation
includes things such as teacher's racist labelling, the identities they ascribe to pupils and institutional racism
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Class and gender differences within groups

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eg. black females do better than black males

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External factors explanation

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Low class position and Racism in wider society

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