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Achievement motivation is positively related to performance at school and to life satisfaction ...

Achievement motivation is positively related to performance at school and to life satisfaction. On average across OECD countries, students in the top quarter of the index of achievement motivation score 37 points higher in science and reported 0.7 point higher life satisfaction (on a scale from 0 to 10) than students in the bottom quarter of the index.

OECD (Hrsg.), PISA 2015. Students Well-Being (2017), S. 94

 

Disadvantaged students have lower levels of achievement motivation ...

In all PISA countries and economies except Belgium and Switzerland, disadvantaged students have lower levels of achievement motivation than advantaged students.

OECD (Hrsg.), PISA 2015. Students Well-Being (2017), S. 94

 

Schwächung des Leistungsprinzips wenig zuträglich ...

„Eine Schwächung des Leistungsprinzips ist gerade für diejenigen wenig zuträglich, die sich unter erschwerten Lebensbedingungen auf den Bildungsweg machen.“

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bernd Ahrbeck, „Inklusion“ (2016), S. 99

 

School emphasis on academic success ...

„School emphasis on academic success had the most significant influence on the relationship between SES and achievement. In Australia, Canada (Quebec), Chinese Taipei, Finland, Lithuania, and Slovenia, more equity was observed in schools with greater emphasis on academic success.“

Dr. Trude Nielsen u. a., „Are school characteristics related to equity?“ (2016), S. 4

 

Being perseverant and determined is important for academic success ...

„Perseverance refers to actual behaviour and can be defined as a general predisposition towards completing goals despite difficulty, lack of progress, failure and lack of motivation. Previous OECD reports and a large body of research show that being perseverant and determined is important for academic success.“

OECD (Hrsg.), „Low-Performing Students“ (2016), S. 112

 

Hinführung zu Leistung ...

„Wichtig wäre, das Fachpersonal an allgemeinbildenden Schulen bei der Hinführung zu Leistung (nicht gleichzusetzen mit Überforderung) zu stärken, denn nicht selten entstehen Absenkung des Leistungsniveaus und beschönigende Notengebung auf massiven Druck seitens Eltern und auch Politik, die in Folge Probleme junger Menschen in Ausbildung und Studium beklagen.“

Dr. Christine Henry-Huthmacher u. a., „Ausbildungsreife & Studierfähigkeit“ (2016), S. 8

 

Students need to be willing to engage with problems ...

„To be successful, not only in education but also in real life, students need to be willing to engage with problems and be open to new challenges.“

OECD (Hrsg.), „Netherlands 2016 – Foundations for the Future“ (2016), S. 84

 

School characteristics associated with achievement ...

„Overall, some of school characteristics that were found to be associated with achievement are (ordered by the strength of the correlation): strong emphasis on academic success, strong and orderly school environment, and adequate environment and resources.“

EU-Kommission (Hrsg.), „Teaching Practices in Primary and Secondary Schools in Europe“ (2015), S. 21f

 

Devising and organising a homework plan can help students develop self-regulation and perseverance ...

„The very process of devising and organising a homework plan can help students develop self-regulation and perseverance, learn how to set goals and sub-goals for themselves, and follow through. It also teaches students about the perils of procrastination when facing binding deadlines.“

OECD (Hrsg.), „The ABC of Gender Equality in Education“ (2015), S. 156

 

Leistungsstarke 10-Jährige bei PIRLS 2011 und TIMSS 2011 ...

„Students with the highest achievement typically attended schools that emphasize academic success, as indicated by rigorous curricular goals, effective teachers, students that desire to do well, and parental support.“

IEA (Hrsg.), „TIMSS and PIRLS 2011: Relationships among reading, mathematics, and science achievement at the fourth grade“ (2013), S. 113

 

It is not enough to simply 'keep order' ...

„In order to achieve excellence, it is not enough to simply 'keep order'; the school administration and teachers as well as the students and their parents must press for academic success. A school with a positive atmosphere supportive of high achievement and a rigorous academic program can even overcome socioeconomic disadvantages.“

IEA (Hrsg.), „TIMSS and PIRLS 2011: Relationships among reading, mathematics, and science achievement at the fourth grade“ (2013), S. 113f