Academic Resilience: Child, Family, and Schooling Factors that Support ‘Closing the Gap’ Over the Early School Years

Academic Resilience

At a population level, achievement gaps based on socio- economic gradients emerge very early for most Australian children and widen across the schooling years. But not ALL children who enter school and who are developmentally vulnerable will follow expected trajectories and have difficulties in being successful at school. Some will ‘close the gap’. What can we learn from these resilient children?

Academic resilience research brief FINAL

Funding / Grants

  • Education Horizon Grant, Department of Education, $29,414.44

Chief Investigators