Raising the achievement of African heritage pupils: a case study of good practice in British schools

  title={Raising the achievement of African heritage pupils: a case study of good practice in British schools},
  author={Feyisa Demie and C. McLean},
  journal={Educational Studies},
  pages={415 - 434}
  • Feyisa Demie, C. McLean
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Educational Studies
  • The aim of this paper is to investigate how pupils from black African backgrounds are helped to achieve high standards in schools and to identify the factors that contribute to the success of raising achievement. Two complementary methodological approaches were adopted, each contributing a particular set of data to the study. First, General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) empirical investigation was undertaken to draw lessons from the last seven years by examining in detail the… CONTINUE READING
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