August 2017: Too scared to learn? Understanding the importance of school safety for immigrant students

Katschnig, Tamara Hastedt, Dirk
IEA (2017)
TIMSS shows school safety and climate are highly correlated with educational performance, with immigrant students’ perceptions of school safety even more closely linked to achievement, and thus more strongly related to student well-being and aspirations. Identifying and addressing the special obstacles faced by immigrant children is crucial to achieving inclusive and equitable quality education for all, and improving national educational outcomes.