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Reading Literacy of Roma Pupils

Autor Kateřina Šormová
Organisation FF UK
Year 2015
Research type Ph.D. thesis
Annotation This thesis examines whether and how the reading literacy test results of Roma and non- Roma pupils differ, and describes factors of home and school environment that influence the Roma pupils´ literacy development. Based on these research questions hypotheses were set. Our research of Roma pupils´ literacy was conducted in 4th and 5th grades of primary schools in socially excluded localities in the Czech Republic, research tools were questionnaires for pupils and teachers and a literacy test. The research is a replication of the International reading literacy research PIRLS. The survey involved a total of 596 respondents from 36 elementary school classes, data analysis was conducted using quantitative research methods.
Keywords functional literacy, home literacy environment, language disadvantaged pupils, reading comprehension, reading literacy, Roma education, Romani ethnolect of Czech, testing
Research type quantitative
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Obor AM Pedagogy, education
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Organisation FF UK
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Registry administrator Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Operator Národní pedagogický institut ČR
In cooperation Czech Council of Children and Youth
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