Disclaimer: This work has been submitted by a university student. To investigate the socializing relationships, between academic performance of Lower sixth form students and socio-economic status, race/ethnicity, sex/gender, peer group, and parental involvement? Education, in contrast, is planned, usually involves a formal organization with the responsibility of providing and monitoring the learning, and concentrates on finite skills and knowledge. 15FRIDAY2020 can only be used on orders with a 14 day or longer delivery. In the midst of these rapid physical, emotional, and social changes, the young adult begins to question adult standards and their need for parental guidance. The percentage pass rates for Unit 1 ranged from between 57% and 63.5%. The Socialization of Education. We won't spam, rent, sell, or share your information in any way. Academics: refer to student dispositions on school and grades and can be influenced by adult expectations. To what extent are these research variables; academic performance, socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, sex/gender, peer group, and parental involvement are mutally influential in the socializing of Lower sixth form students. In addition, there are five-years, seven-years and private secondary schools. Units I and II: Grades I-III ranged between 52.1% and 65.5%, SOURCE: CARIBBEAN EXAMINATION COUNCIL HEADQUARTERS 2011. An education is one of the few things that we can give ourselves and our children that will have lifelong effects. An Aural method to Learn an Oral Language. Each is believed to play a major role in the socialization of Lower sixth form students and ultimately, the education process. As with the other sociology modules, this is a set of lecture notes aimed at the beginning learner of sociology. All work is written to order. In this study, peer group will include all individuals with similar demographic characteristics. Both socialization and education involve learning, but there is a difference important in sociology. A student who performs poorly will not be able to gain admission into University, since matriculation policy stipulates higher grades. The interest of this research therefore, focuses on how socialization variables can be associated with the variations in the educational performance of Lower Six Form students who are 17- 20 years old. As a consequence, there was large-scale construction of junior, senior secondary and senior comprehensive schools. Reference this. A sixth form student is a teenager who is experiencing changes in their social and psychological life. A student must not be become 20 years old during the calendar year of entry; A student must have obtained a minimum of Grade C in English Language “O” level or Grade I in C.X.C. The study’s main focus will be on adolescents between 17 and 20 years of age. Race/Ethnicity: in this study will be used interchangeably. Gender socialization occurs through four major agents of socialization: family, education, peer groups, and mass media. In Trinidad and Tobago, Mathematics and English Language are considered to be the two main prerequisite subjects that are common to all schools and to all students from various ethnic backgrounds. VAT Registration No: 842417633. Adolescence: refers to the period that begins with the onset of puberty and ends somewhere around age 18 or 20. They are as followed; the socio-economic status (SES), race/ethnicity, sex/gender, peer group and parental involvement. To be admitted into sixth form at all secondary schools, the Ministry of Education in Trinidad and Tobago has stipulated the following: Lower sixth form students write an examination at the end of their first year. The variation in academic performance has its genesis in students’ early educational socialization. Impact of Socialization on Academic Performance. Table 1 shows a CSEC Mathematics grade distribution of the four schools in the study while Table 2 shows a CSEC English grade distribution. Peer group: a social group whose members have interests, social positions and ages in common. This paradox reveals a disparity in academic performance of these students between the CAPE Unit I level and the CXC level. This results in a variation in the grades’ distribution within and among these secondary schools. Socialization is what happens every day of our lives, is not planned, involves our learning our identities, the nature of reality, and how to get along with others. Culture, which makes us human, is learned. Children have equal opportunities to do the same subjects and extra-curricular activities. Become an insider. If this is the case, there is a need therefore to examine very closely the educational performance and life chances of individual students. The idea that each child enters school with the same opportunities that foster success is not a valid assumption. The document, âAn Aural method to Learn an Oral Language,â is an effective and proven method for learning a new language based upon how you learned your first language, part of your primary socialization, in contrast to the rules based formal methods usually taught in schools. This is not an example of the work produced by our Essay Writing Service.