Factors Influencing the Academic Success of Refugee Youth in Canada

@article{Wilkinson2002FactorsIT,
  title={Factors Influencing the Academic Success of Refugee Youth in Canada},
  author={L. Wilkinson},
  journal={Journal of Youth Studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={5},
  pages={173 - 193}
}
This study examines the education experiences of refugee youth in Canada. Using data obtained from a random sample of 91 refugee youths between the ages of 15 and 21, plus data from 123 of their parents, the purpose of this study is to identify the factors influencing their educational success. The study finds that the majority of refugee youth are doing well in the education system, with about 50 per cent expecting to complete high school and to continue to post-secondary education. The… Expand
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