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Education aspirations and barriers to achievement for young people in Ethiopia

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This paper reports on the educational aspirations and the challenges facing children living in poor communities in Ethiopia. Using Young Lives survey and qualitative longitudinal data, the paper finds that children hold high educational aspirations and make much effort to achieve their ambitions. Children in higher grades at school maintained their high aspirations. Children have demonstrated their agency in their capacity to aspire high and work hard to attain their ambitions. The results al...

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Published
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Funding agency for:
Tafere, Y
Grant:
R8544
Irish Aid, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade More from this funder
Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs More from this funder
Publisher:
Young Lives
Series:
Young lives working paper
Paper number:
120
ISBN:
9781909403352
Language:
English
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ora:9076
Deposit date:
2014-10-14

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