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Sense of Belonging and Transition to High School in Peru

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Sense of belonging is the degree in which students feel integrated with their peers and teachers at school. This study describes sense of belonging among Peruvian students entering high school. Socioeconomic status had no direct effect on sense of belonging but had an indirect effect through achievement. Rural students had higher sense of belonging than their urban peers. This is likely due to rural children seeing the larger, better equipped high schools as improvements over their relatively...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.ijedudev.2009.02.002

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Institution:
Grupo de Analisis para Desarrollo (GRADE)
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
Grupo de Analisis para Desarrollo (GRADE)
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
Grupo de Analisis para Desarrollo (GRADE)
Research group:
Young Lives
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Publisher:
Elsevier B.V. Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Educational Development Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
3
Pages:
277-287
Publication date:
2010-05-05
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ISSN:
0738-0593
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uuid:6a854e52-9516-4650-920d-02d223e662c1
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ora:9056

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