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How individual support can avoid negative effects of repeating a child

Sarah Crossing

Sarah Crossing

Oct 13, 2011

A University of Sydney study of more than 3,000 students in eight different New South Wales schools has found repeating a child, with the intention of helping them catch up and get better educational outcomes, could have the opposite effect.

Professor Andrew Martin says the research found the students who repeated did not only suffer academically, but they also struggled in other ways. Professor Martin says the study, published in the British Educational Research Journal, found there were more effective ways to help students than repeating a year of school.

"We should be providing an educational response to these students," he said. "That means we identify the problem or issue at hand, and then provide targeted assistance to that child.”

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