Equity, Ethnicity, Diversity and Excellence in Education

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dc.contributor.author Kiro, Alcyion en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-11T00:38:47Z en
dc.date.issued 2019-07-31 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50599 en
dc.description.abstract Equity has attracted considerable attention in the education sector, yet it remains elusive in educational achievement outcomes for many students in developed countries. Equity in education was defined by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in their 2008 policy brief as a measure of achievement, fairness, and opportunity in education where fairness and inclusiveness comprise the two key aspects. Equality is about access to and participation in education, with equal amounts of resource, time, and focus. Equity may require unequal amounts of time, focus, and resource to redress an imbalance and to achieve similar outcomes. Educational equity is about raising the achievement of all students while narrowing gaps between the highest and lowest performing students, eliminating the racial predictability and disproportionality of which student groups occupy the highest and lowest achievement categories and addressing access to resources and opportunity. Given the breadth of topic including gender, ethnicity, social class, disability, religion, and geography, this bibliography excludes vast areas of inclusive education literature, gender analysis, disability and special needs, indigenous, and most of the multicultural literature. The focus is instead on two strands, namely, ethnicity and diversity, creating positive classroom climates with rich curriculum and high-expectancy teachers. en
dc.publisher Oxford University Press en
dc.relation.ispartof Oxford bibliographies online en
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dc.title Equity, Ethnicity, Diversity and Excellence in Education en
dc.type Book Item en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1093/OBO/9780199756810-0220 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
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pubs.elements-id 777571 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2019-08-01 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2019-07-31 en


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