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Conference Paper: "Lose at the Starting Line, Win at the Finishing Line": beating academic adversity

Title"Lose at the Starting Line, Win at the Finishing Line": beating academic adversity
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Issue Date2015
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The 2015 Conference on Educational Resilience among Asian Children in Challenging Family Environment, Singapore, 4-5 February 2015. How to Cite?
AbstractThis paper examines public perception and discourse of academic adversity and resilience to understand what are considered to be deterrents of academic success and what are believed to effectively counteract the deterrents and contribute to educational resilience. Data are drawn on discourse analysis of media coverage in Hong Kong of the success stories of students at risk after the release of university entrance exam results. In Hong Kong, educational desires are fuelled by the high value placed on education, and an extremely competitive examination system whereby less than 20 percent of secondary ...
DescriptionPanel 1 - Beating Academic Adversity in Hong Kong, Singapore, and India
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/210645

 

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dc.contributor.authorChee, WC-
dc.date.accessioned2015-06-22T08:47:51Z-
dc.date.available2015-06-22T08:47:51Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationThe 2015 Conference on Educational Resilience among Asian Children in Challenging Family Environment, Singapore, 4-5 February 2015.-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/210645-
dc.descriptionPanel 1 - Beating Academic Adversity in Hong Kong, Singapore, and India-
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines public perception and discourse of academic adversity and resilience to understand what are considered to be deterrents of academic success and what are believed to effectively counteract the deterrents and contribute to educational resilience. Data are drawn on discourse analysis of media coverage in Hong Kong of the success stories of students at risk after the release of university entrance exam results. In Hong Kong, educational desires are fuelled by the high value placed on education, and an extremely competitive examination system whereby less than 20 percent of secondary ...-
dc.languageeng-
dc.relation.ispartofConference on Educational Resilience among Asian Children in Challenging Family Environment-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.title"Lose at the Starting Line, Win at the Finishing Line": beating academic adversity-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailChee, WC: wcchee@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authorityChee, WC=rp01966-
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros243902-

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