Title

Student Competence to Transition into Adult Life: Reports from Students, Teachers and Parents in St. Lucia

Date of Award

2014

Document Type

Campus Access Only

Degree Name

Doctor of Education in Leadership Studies

Department

Leadership Studies

Committee Chair

Polloway, Edward.

Committee Member

Cash, Deanna B.

Abstract

In St. Lucia, anecdotal evidence based on correspondence with teachers and principals suggests a lack of preparedness on the part of students from lower performing schools in St. Lucia to smoothly and successfully transition from high school into adult life. Consequently, this study explored the transition skill levels of St. Lucian high school seniors based on the perception of teachers, parents and students themselves and whether there were differences based on student Gender, performance on the Minimum Standard Examination (MSE) and Parental Level of Education (PLE) across these three groups.

Comments

Note: Author listed on work as Jenevie "Wendy" Bailey.

Rights

Placed in archive under author's signed agreement: release the entire work for Lynchburg College print access only, secure the entire work for patent/proprietary purposes for 1 year at the end of which electronic access worldwide is granted for the abstract only. Print-only access after May 15, 2015. MyLC users may use campus login credentials to access print work above; other researchers may contact digitalshowcase@lynchburg.edu to discuss print access to full dissertation.

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