The goals of schooling: developmental and cross-cultural perspectives


Grant Data
Project Title
The goals of schooling: developmental and cross-cultural perspectives
Principal Investigator
Professor Watkins, David Arthur   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr McInerney Valentina   (Co-Investigator)
Professor McInerney Dennis   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
27
Start Date
1999-10-01
Completion Date
2001-12-31
Amount
786000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7157/99H
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
1999/2000
Status
Completed
Objectives
To determine how the goals that students from diverse cultural backgrounds pursue are related to school motivation and achievement, and how these golas are developed in the context of cultural background, family, society and school.