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Untapped skills : realising the potential of immigrant students

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Untapped skills : realising the potential of immigrant students
Title
Untapped skills
Title remainder
realising the potential of immigrant students
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This report reviews recent trends in international migration, describing the size of current foreign-born populations across countries and analysing factors associated to the size and nature of these populations, reviews a set of important differences and similarities across educational systems and gives a brief description of population sizes across countries. It also provides an overview of the evidence emerging from PISA 2009 on the performance and socio-economic background of children of immigrants. Who are the children of immigrants? What do they know and what can they do? How do they dif
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371.97
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no index present
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English
LC call number
LC3715
LC item number
.U583 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
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PISA
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Untapped skills : realising the potential of immigrant students
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online resource
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  • cr
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text
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  • txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Table of Contents; Executive Summary; The successful integration of the children of immigrants is a key benchmark of success for social, education and migration policies.; Immigrant students underperform in PISA, but the performance gap between them and non-immigrant students varies considerably across countries, even after adjusting for socio-economic differences.; Language is an obstacle to school achievement for many immigrant students
  • Lower performance is more strongly associated with a higher concentration of socio-economic disadvantage than with a higher concentration of immigrants or foreign-language speakers.Some education and social policies have different effects on immigrants and non-immigrants.; Focus on language, concentration of disadvantage and the concerns specific to immigrant families.; Reader's Guide; 1. Overview of Immigration Regimes and Education Systems; Introduction; Overview of international migration; International migration trends in recent decades; Box 1.1 Key definitions: Immigrant background
  • Figure 1.1 50 years of net migration in selected OECD countries, 1959-2009Figure 1.2 The foreign-born population as a percentage of the total population, 2010; The regulation of international migration; The composition of international migration; Figure 1.3 Permanent immigration into selected OECD and non-OECD countries, total and by category of entry, 2009; The immigrant student population; Introduction to PISA; The PISA surveys; Box 1.2 Key features of PISA 2009; The PISA student population; The prevalence of immigrant students across countries; Figure 1.4 Percentage of immigrant students
  • The proportion of immigrant students continues to growFigure 1.5 Percentage of immigrant students in PISA 2000 and PISA 2009; Overview of education systems; The level and distribution of resources; Managing student diversity: the selection and grouping of students across and within schools; Figure 1.6 How school systems allocate resources for education; Governance of schools; Figure 1.7 How school systems select and group students for schools, grades and programmes; Figure 1.8 How school systems are governed; Assessment and accountability; Summary and conclusions
  • 2. The Performance Profiles of Immigrant StudentsIntroduction; Knowledge and skills disadvantage among immigrant students; Average performance; Performance differences across the distribution of performance; Figure 2.1 Performance disadvantage of immigrant students; Figure 2.2 Representation of immigrant students among high and low achievers; Figure 2.3 PISA reading proficiency levels; Figure 2.4 Skills and knowledge inequality across immigrant background at the bottom of the performance distribution, lowest performers by immigrant background
  • Knowledge and skills disadvantage among first- and second-generation students
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unknown
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1 online resource (206 p.)
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online
Isbn
9789264172470
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computer
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  • c
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remote
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  • (EBL)1019550
  • (OCoLC)805164204
  • (SSID)ssj0000742091
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12325882
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000742091
  • (PQKBWorkID)10743196
  • (PQKB)10124563
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1019550
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000093344
Label
Untapped skills : realising the potential of immigrant students
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Foreword; Table of Contents; Executive Summary; The successful integration of the children of immigrants is a key benchmark of success for social, education and migration policies.; Immigrant students underperform in PISA, but the performance gap between them and non-immigrant students varies considerably across countries, even after adjusting for socio-economic differences.; Language is an obstacle to school achievement for many immigrant students
  • Lower performance is more strongly associated with a higher concentration of socio-economic disadvantage than with a higher concentration of immigrants or foreign-language speakers.Some education and social policies have different effects on immigrants and non-immigrants.; Focus on language, concentration of disadvantage and the concerns specific to immigrant families.; Reader's Guide; 1. Overview of Immigration Regimes and Education Systems; Introduction; Overview of international migration; International migration trends in recent decades; Box 1.1 Key definitions: Immigrant background
  • Figure 1.1 50 years of net migration in selected OECD countries, 1959-2009Figure 1.2 The foreign-born population as a percentage of the total population, 2010; The regulation of international migration; The composition of international migration; Figure 1.3 Permanent immigration into selected OECD and non-OECD countries, total and by category of entry, 2009; The immigrant student population; Introduction to PISA; The PISA surveys; Box 1.2 Key features of PISA 2009; The PISA student population; The prevalence of immigrant students across countries; Figure 1.4 Percentage of immigrant students
  • The proportion of immigrant students continues to growFigure 1.5 Percentage of immigrant students in PISA 2000 and PISA 2009; Overview of education systems; The level and distribution of resources; Managing student diversity: the selection and grouping of students across and within schools; Figure 1.6 How school systems allocate resources for education; Governance of schools; Figure 1.7 How school systems select and group students for schools, grades and programmes; Figure 1.8 How school systems are governed; Assessment and accountability; Summary and conclusions
  • 2. The Performance Profiles of Immigrant StudentsIntroduction; Knowledge and skills disadvantage among immigrant students; Average performance; Performance differences across the distribution of performance; Figure 2.1 Performance disadvantage of immigrant students; Figure 2.2 Representation of immigrant students among high and low achievers; Figure 2.3 PISA reading proficiency levels; Figure 2.4 Skills and knowledge inequality across immigrant background at the bottom of the performance distribution, lowest performers by immigrant background
  • Knowledge and skills disadvantage among first- and second-generation students
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (206 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789264172470
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)1019550
  • (OCoLC)805164204
  • (SSID)ssj0000742091
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12325882
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000742091
  • (PQKBWorkID)10743196
  • (PQKB)10124563
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1019550
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000093344

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