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Diversity of school’s accessibility, learning conditions and educational outcomes in Poznan agglomeration

Marzena Walaszek

Abstract

The main aim of the dissertation entitled “Diversity of school’s accessibility, learning conditions and educational outcomes in Poznan agglomeration” was to recognize spatial diversity of educational conditions and outcomes in primary, secondary and upper-secondary schools in Poznan agglomeration. The research was conducted on the background of intensive suburbanization. Theoretical base for formulating main hypotheses was a system concept. Under the hypothesis assumed that schools in Poznań Agglomeration are diversified from the viewpoint of material equipment, the potential of the teaching staff, educational offer (called: internal factors) as well as educational outcomes. One of the main hypothesis was that functioning of schools depends also on external factors (neighborhood), so circuit characteristics of the schools were also investigated (number, density and structure of population, transport network, criminality, housing). The main research question formulated on the basis of the system concept was: Do internal or external conditions have influence on educational outcomes achieved by pupils? Are these conditions diversified in city core and their surroundings? The lowest achievements of pupils in Poznań Agglomeration is the domain of highly urbanized and rural areas. The lowest educational outcomes characterize especially schools with high percentage of pupils from families in worse financial situation.
Record ID
UAM565a68a62d1241328036d79f855485b3
Diploma type
Doctor of Philosophy
Author
Title in Polish
Zróżnicowanie przestrzenne dostępności szkół oraz warunków i wyników nauczania w aglomeracji poznańskiej
Title in English
Diversity of school’s accessibility, learning conditions and educational outcomes in Poznan agglomeration
Language
pol (pl) Polish
Certifying Unit
Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences (FoGaGS) [Not active]
Scientific discipline (2.0)
5.2 social and economic geography and spatial management
Status
Finished
Year of creation
2015
Defense Date
22-12-2015
Title date
22-12-2015
Supervisor
Pages
315
Keywords in English
educational services,learning conditions,educational outcomes
Abstract in English
The main aim of the dissertation entitled “Diversity of school’s accessibility, learning conditions and educational outcomes in Poznan agglomeration” was to recognize spatial diversity of educational conditions and outcomes in primary, secondary and upper-secondary schools in Poznan agglomeration. The research was conducted on the background of intensive suburbanization. Theoretical base for formulating main hypotheses was a system concept. Under the hypothesis assumed that schools in Poznań Agglomeration are diversified from the viewpoint of material equipment, the potential of the teaching staff, educational offer (called: internal factors) as well as educational outcomes. One of the main hypothesis was that functioning of schools depends also on external factors (neighborhood), so circuit characteristics of the schools were also investigated (number, density and structure of population, transport network, criminality, housing). The main research question formulated on the basis of the system concept was: Do internal or external conditions have influence on educational outcomes achieved by pupils? Are these conditions diversified in city core and their surroundings? The lowest achievements of pupils in Poznań Agglomeration is the domain of highly urbanized and rural areas. The lowest educational outcomes characterize especially schools with high percentage of pupils from families in worse financial situation.
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https://researchportal.amu.edu.pl/info/phd/UAM565a68a62d1241328036d79f855485b3/
URN
urn:amu-prod:UAM565a68a62d1241328036d79f855485b3

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