Are Low Achievers Necessarily Dropouts? PISA Scores as Predictors of Upper Secondary Graduation

Stalder, Barbara E.; Meyer, Thomas; Hupka-Brunner, Sandra (2011). Are Low Achievers Necessarily Dropouts? PISA Scores as Predictors of Upper Secondary Graduation. In: Bergman, Manfred Max; Hupka-Brunner, Sandra; Keller, Anita; Meyer, Thomas; Stalder, Barbara E. (eds.) Transitionen im Jugendalter. Ergebnisse der Schweizer Längsschnittstudie TREE = Transitions juvéniles en Suisse. Resultats de l'étude longitudinale TREE = Youth transitions in Switzerland. Results from the TREE panel study, Vol. 1 (pp. 201-216). Zürich: Seismo

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This article discusses the relationship between PISA reading literacy scores and postcompulsory educational pathways with a specific focus on low achieving students. Using data from the Swiss youth panel TREE, it can be shown that a surprisingly high percentage of the potential risk group (youths below literacy level 2) complete upper secondary education and training with a basic VET degree.

Item Type:

Book Section (Book Chapter)

Division/Institute:

03 Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences > Social Sciences > Institute of Sociology

UniBE Contributor:

Stalder, Barbara E.; Meyer, Thomas; Hupka-Brunner, Sandra; Bergman, Manfred Max; Hupka-Brunner, Sandra; Keller, Anita; Meyer, Thomas and Stalder, Barbara E.

Subjects:

300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology

ISBN:

978-3-03777-093-1

Publisher:

Seismo

Projects:

[1036] Transitions from Education to Employment (TREE) Official URL

Language:

German

Submitter:

Thomas Meyer

Date Deposited:

21 Oct 2019 12:16

Last Modified:

21 Oct 2019 12:16

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/131093

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