Education Systems International
Educational Disadvantage in Rich Nations
This publication is the fourth in a series of UNICEF 'Innocenti Report Cards', designed to monitor the performance of the industrialized nations in meeting the needs of their children, published by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Center in Florence ( PDF-file, 271 KB). Focus of the examination is laid on the differences in educational standards: How do weaker pupils perform in comparison to the average in their age group? In this context the impact on transition from primary to secondary school is examined.
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|Keywords from index:||full text information; education; equal opportunity; education system; educational research; school; pupil; educational standard; deprived child;|