Topic Videos

Education and Material Deprivation

Level:
AS, A-Level, IB
Board:
AQA, Edexcel, OCR, IB, Eduqas, WJEC

Last updated 21 Nov 2019

This topic video for A-Level Sociology students explores the relationship between education in the UK and material deprivation.

Education and Material Deprivation

WHAT IS MATERIAL DEPRIVATION?

Material deprivation is the inability to afford basic resources, which can impact a pupil’s educational achievement. This will mean pupils are unable to afford things like sufficient food, heating or clothing and educational resources, which is subsequently very likely to affect educational performance and lead to underachievement.

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