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Driessen, Geert – Intercultural Education, 2015
A review of the empirical literature was conducted to establish the relation between teacher and student ethnicity, and cognitive and noncognitive student outcomes. It was hypothesized that ethnic teacher-student congruence results in more favorable outcomes for especially minority students. A total of 24 quantitative studies focusing on primary…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Teacher Background, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement
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Schleicher, Andreas – Intercultural Education, 2006
This report examines how immigrant students performed, mainly in mathematics and reading, but also in science and problem-solving skills in the PISA 2003 assessment, both in comparison with native students in their adopted country and relative to other students across all countries covered in the report (the "case countries"). In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Motivation, First Generation College Students, Immigrants
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Hermans, Philip – Intercultural Education, 2004
Ogbu's theories relating to the educational achievement of minorities seem to be at odds with the situation of the largest minority groups in Belgium and the Netherlands. Moroccans form a voluntary minority but, after three generations, their children still lag in terms of school results. Ethnographic research among Moroccans in both countries…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Ethnography, Educational Policy