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Having settled in the UK since the 16th century, the Ghanaian community is one of the oldest immigrant groups. Studies of Ghanaian school experiences in the UK are scanty, yet a significant aspect of British history. This book presents and critically analyses an account of the lived experiences of teenagers of Ghanaian origin in English schools. It focuses on their standpoint regarding the internal and external school factors that influence their educational experiences and academic outcomes. In addition, the study reports on the perspectives of key stakeholders - comprising of parents,…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Having settled in the UK since the 16th century, the Ghanaian community is one of the oldest immigrant groups. Studies of Ghanaian school experiences in the UK are scanty, yet a significant aspect of British history. This book presents and critically analyses an account of the lived experiences of teenagers of Ghanaian origin in English schools. It focuses on their standpoint regarding the internal and external school factors that influence their educational experiences and academic outcomes. In addition, the study reports on the perspectives of key stakeholders - comprising of parents, teachers, and community leaders - in their dealings with the teenagers. Resultantly, the issues that impact on their educational experiences and academic outcomes are hence accentuated.
Autorenporträt
Dr Linda Akomaning-Amoh's background is in the education of young people with a special focus on the experiences and attainment of minority ethnic groups. Her research interests include, race, ethnicity, equality and social justice.