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No more failures: ten steps to equity in education

Author: Field, Simon ; Kuczera, Malgorzata ; Pont, Béatriz Corporate author: OECD Series: Education and training policy Publisher: OECD, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 155 p. : Graphs ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9789264032590Type of document: Book Online Access: Click here Bibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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No More Failures: Ten Steps to Equity in Education Table of contents The Ten Steps................................................................................................................ 9 Executive Summary................................................................................... 11 Chapter 1. Introduction: Setting the Agenda......................................... 1.1. Why look at equity in education? ............................................ 1.2. Background to this study ....................................................... 1.3. The context: equity as a public policy objective...................... 1.4. Why equity in education?........................................................ References ........................................................................................... Chapter 2. A Look at Inequities in Education ....................................... 2.1. Unequal improvements in educational attainment................. 2.2. Equity as fairness..................................................................... 2.3. Equity as inclusion.................................................................. 2.4. The two dimensions of equity overlap ..................................... 2.5. Policy implications ..................................................................... References............................................................................................ Chapter 3. Structures and Pathways.................................................... 3.1. Differentiation in schooling structures and the risks to equity ................................................................................................. 3.2. Early tracking and comprehensive schooling.......................... 3.3. Designing an inclusive upper secondary education system . 3.4. Removing dead ends and providing second chances............... 3.5. Summary conclusions and recommendations ....................... Annex 3.A1. Correlation coefficients between separation index and PISA outcomes........................................................ Annex 3.A2. Regression analysis: Effects of selection by ability on different measures ................................................... Notes ..................................................................................................... 25 26 27 29 31 34 37 38 41 44 48 50 52 55 56 65 67 74 78 81 81 82 References............................................................................................ 82 Chapter 4. School and Out-of-school Practices .......................................... 87 4.1. Equity in the classroom: interventions for those in need....... 88 4.2. Schools reaching out to homes................................................ 99 4.3. Home influence on school performance ................................ 101 4.4. Summary conclusions and recommendations ..................... 106 References.......................................................................................... 108 Chapter 5. Resources and Outcomes........................................................ 111 5.1. Allocating resources across educational sectors...................... 112 5.2. Allocating resources across individuals, institutions and regions .......................................................................... .............. 121 5.3. Defining outcomes to take account of equity ........................... 126 5.4. Summary conclusions and recommendations ........................ 132 References........................................................................................... 134 Chapter 6. Groups at Risk: The Special Case of Migrants and Minorities .................................................................................................... 139 6.1. The migration context................................................................ 140 6.2. Immigrant disadvantage in education...................................... 143 6.3. Policy interventions ................................................................... 147 6.4. Summary conclusions and recommendations ........................ 150 Notes ..................................................................................................... 151 References .......................................................................................... 152

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