Teachers' Views of the Learning Potential of Students from Low-Income Households: Challenges of Inclusion

Benignus Bitu, Dyann Barras, Stephen Geofroy, Shahiba Ali, Samuel Lochan, Lennox McLeod, Lystra Stephens-James, Antoinette Valentine-Lewis

Abstract


One key determinant of inclusion regarding children from low-income households is belief in their learning potential. Teacher educators of the in-service post-graduate Diploma in Education programme are charged with helping teacher-participants interrogate and modify negative views they may hold of students from such backgrounds.

Keywords


Teacher Education; Low-Income High School Students; Students; Diploma in Education Programme

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