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Zróżnicowanie środowiskowe a wyniki edukacyjne gimnazjów wiejskich: studia przypadków w ujęciu dynamicznym
The dynamics of diversity in rural lower secondary schools

Author(s): Jarosław Domalewski
Subject(s): Education
Published by: Instytut Badań Edukacyjnych
Keywords: lower secondary school; community inequalities; local community

Summary/Abstract: This article analyses the significance of the environment for the functioning of rural lower secondary schools in connection with educational achievements and the future educational plans of youth living in rural areas. This issue is discussed from the perspective of the changes occurring in Poland. Two levels of analysis were performed: dynamic (comparing results from 2002 and 2011) and environmental (an analysis of data from studies on rural lower secondary schools found in developmentally diverse types of communes: suburban, post-state farm and agricultural). The results showed that both educational skills as well as the educational plans and aspirations of rural lower secondary school pupils are to a great extent independent of environmental conditionings. The high results attained by lower secondary schools in their functioning was found to be their long-term achievement, especially in agricultural communes.

  • Issue Year: 135/2015
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 73-90
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Polish