Hanna Tomaszewska-Pękała

Hanna Tomaszewska-Pękała
University of Warsaw | UW · Faculty of Education

PhD

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Introduction
Hanna Tomaszewska-Pękała currently works at the Faculty of Education, University of Warsaw. Hanna does research in Educational Inequalities, Social Research on Education and Education Policy. Her current project is 'Reducing Early School Leaving in Europe (RESL.eu) - www.resl-eu.org'.

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The aim of the study was to assess the scale of various interrupted schooling trajectories among Polish youth, and to identify the differences and similarities between students following these trajectories and their reasons for interrupting education. In a dataset of 5,414 young Polish adults, we identified 343 (6.3%) learners who left upper-second...
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The theoretical framework of the paper combines the notions of school disengagement and educational trajectories. Our current research has demonstrated that several trajectories of school disengagement can be distinguished: unanticipated crisis, parabola, downward spiral, boomerang, resilient route, shading out. The text focuses on two trajectory t...
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The chapter presents an analysis of the educational trajectories of Warsaw youth, trying to investigate early school leaving in relation to the school disengagement process. We recognise school (dis)engagement in two ways. First, as a process within the educational trajectory of the individual in which various factors interplay in many configuratio...
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This publication presents the results of Reducing Early School Leaving in Europe" international project implemented within 7th Framework Programme in years 2013-2018 in nine EU countries.
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Early school leaving (ESL) is an issue of serious concern of the European Union as one of the factors contributing to youth unemployment, poverty and low educational achievement (Commission of the European Communities 2001: 39). In Poland, however, the phenomenon is not perceived as a problem or a major challenge for the Polish education system for...
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The aim of the article was to investigate the early school leaving phenomenon on the basis of the survey sample of 3157 students of basic vocational and upper secondary schools in Poland (located in urban areas in Warsaw, Lublin and Chełm), surveyed in 2014. The main focus has been on the correlation between students’ social support – as an indicat...
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The article analyses selected measures implemented by sectors of education and social policy in Poland, aimed at tackling the early school leaving (ESL) phenomenon. The data presented is based on an analysis of policy documents, IDIs and FGDs with educational experts, representatives of ministries, local authorities, school staff, regional employme...

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The RESL.eu project (implemented within 7th Framework Programme) presents a comprehensive, intersectional and gender sensitive approach of the issue of Early School Leaving (ESL) in Europe aiming at in-depth analyses of existing data and the collection of new empirical data in order to innovate educational systems at the European, national and regional level.