Reading- ages 9 light gray13 dark grayand 17 black. Debate on the origins of the racial achievement gap[ edit ] Researchers have not reached consensus about the causes of the academic achievement gap ; instead, there exists a wide range of studies that cite an array of factors, both cultural and structural, that influence student performance in school. Annette Lareau suggested that students who lack middle-class cultural capital and have limited parental involvement are likely to have lower academic achievement than their better resourced peers.
Dorinda is among the 40 local champions appointed by the Australian Prime Minister as People of Australia Ambassadors in His career spans television, radio and print coverage of international news and current affairs in both South Africa and Australia.
Janice Petersen is an Australian television presenter. She was born to parents of South African lineage in Sydney. Click here to view her Australian story. Currer born 25 April is an Australian businesswoman of South African origin. Inshe became the first female CEO of a major Australian bank or top 15 company and, as ofwas the highest paid woman in an Australian corporation.
She assumed the position of CEO at Westpac in InForbes ranked her the 32nd most powerful woman in the world, she was ranked 8th in she was ranked 18th in ; and ranked 11th in The Westpac Group serves around 12 million customers, employs around 40, people and has over 1, branches.
And it's rapidly expanding: The native South African and mother of four including triplets has an outsized public profile. Kelly's every statement and opinion is reported minutely, occasionally provoking controversy.
Most recently, she told her fellow Aussies to buck up: His outstanding contribution to the community has resulted in a considerable community development and his volunteering and advocacy roles have been instrumental in the strengthening of communities, and individuals to ensure that all enjoy a good quality of life in Australia.
During his leadership he has transformed the association to a better position of being the State peak body grouping 42 ethnic African organisations in South Australia from 20 African Countries. ACCSA represents the interest of these cultural groups and functions as a link between them and the government.
The Council provides advocacy, advice and services to the African communities. He became the first African Festival Director from to Dr Masika accepted to be the African Festival Director in However, the African community in South Australia kept asking Dr Masika to continue with the position of Directorship because of his excellent work of bringing the African Communities in South Australia together in a spirit of unity and support for each other.
Some of the voluntary work he has done in Tanzania is listed below: Her dynamic leadership has resulted in new solutions for community to access and participate in society.
Elleni served for three years as the inaugural member of the Australian Social Inclusion Board. Her name has been included on the Victorian Honour Roll of Women. In Ellen's biography and achievements was included in the "Who is Who Australian Women", inaugural edition alongside remarkable women across a range of fields, all of whom have excelled in their endeavours and have helped shape the face of Australia.
In Elleni was selected as one of twelve significant women in Victoria as part of years of women's suffrage reflection and celebration and also participated at the Summit. Elleni was presented with her award by Sir Bob Geldof.
The new ambassadors, including Elleni, will be able to provide advice to government and the Australian Multicultural Council if they wish. His main areas of research interests include remote sensing, sensors, mobile and broadband communications, sensor devices, networks, wireless power transfer and transmission systems.
Dr Agbinya is the author of 7 recent technical books in Electronic Communications four of which are used as University text books in three continents. He has also authored and co-authored more than reviewed Journal, book chapters and conference papers.
The HEFRAIL Project has delivered excellent practical outcomes, satisfying the industry partner in terms of solving their problems with a reduction in operational costs.
He has prepared erosion control standards for the design and maintenance of QR National embankments and cuttings. He has published his research findings in highly respected international journals and has also presented at international conferences.
As an academic, he also teaches Water Engineering courses and supervises postgraduate students at CQUniversity. This collaborative PhD programme objectives are individual and institutional capacity building, enhancing the relevance curricula, theory, teaching and research to African development problems.
Work involved modelling climate change impacts using a computable general equilibrium model. Other positions held by Dr Asafu-Adjaye include: He is the principal supervisor of many PhD A candidates in Middle Eastern studies, migration research and inter-cultural studies.Risk Level 1.
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The achievement gap in the United States is the observed, persistent disparity in measures of educational performance among subgroups of U.S. students, especially groups defined by socioeconomic status (SES), race/ethnicity and heartoftexashop.com achievement gap can be observed on a variety of measures, including standardized test scores, grade point average, dropout rates, and college .
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According to Aimee Rogstad Guidera, CEO of Data Quality Campaign, collecting student data is an important factor in increasing student achievement despite frequent controversy over privacy and security concerns.