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Antonyms for underachievement

poorer than expected performance (poorer than might have been predicted from intelligence tests)

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He describes research on underachievement and strategies for promoting these studentsAE academic success through autonomy, access to curricular challenges that are meaningful and interesting, guiding students toward becoming advocates for their own education, using alternative types of education, acknowledging and respecting their aspirations and helping them achieve their personal goals, and becoming approachable educators.
These proposals are designed to: Determine whats needed to achieve, and then deliver, a years learning progress for all learners, in every year of their education Look at funding each child in early childhood education, rather than the placed-based approach we have now Explore the best ways to target funding for disadvantage to learners most at risk of underachievement.
Phillipson, 2008; Reis and McCoach (2000) and Rimm (2008) broadly defined underachievement as a difference of child's accomplishment at school and his abilities.
Whether it's an overachievement or underachievement, I definitely feel it's been a big improvement.
Students' awareness of the causes for their academic achievement and underachievement is often underestimated.
Interventions designed to enhance self-efficacy were also found to be effective at improving career decision-making skills in a sample of students considered at risk who had experienced academic underachievement (O'Brien et al.
Speaking yesterday to the Conservative party conference in Manchester, the mayor said the Government needed to tackle the problems of welfare dependency, educational underachievement and low self-esteem which hold some young Britons back from fulfilling their "vast and latent" potential.
Release date- 23052013 - A leading expert in the psychology of gender and sexuality has been awarded an international scholarship to investigate issues with academic underachievement among ethnic minorities.
15 ( ANI ): Former Pakistan fast bowler qib Javed has described the underachievement of talented fast bowler Wahab Riaz.
Language, literacy, and pedagogy in postindustrial societies; the case of black academic underachievement.
Two in five fell short of the basic skills, and Kieran Donnelly, Comptroller and Auditor General, said more must be done to tackle the growing problem of underachievement.
But the union said there were pockets of underachievement within every region.
It will be the eighth year that Goals Teesside will host the event and it has gone from strength to strength in recent years, attracting over 100 youngsters between the ages of 13 and 19 who are at risk of educational underachievement or exclusion from schools.
Overachievement and underachievement variables are added to this constraint to minimize underachievement
Apart from poverty and the awful underachievement of an excessively large section of our society, I recall most people in that year had enough to eat, had reasonable places in which to live and, if asked the question, were happy enough.