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dc.contributor.authorRutgers, Dieuwerkeen
dc.contributor.authorEvans, Michaelen
dc.contributor.authorFisher, Lindaen
dc.contributor.authorForbes, Karenen
dc.contributor.authorGayton, Angelaen
dc.contributor.authorLiu, Yongcanen
dc.date.accessioned2021-07-13T23:30:24Z
dc.date.available2021-07-13T23:30:24Z
dc.identifier.issn1532-7701
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/325107
dc.description.abstractMultilingualism is highly prevalent in schools around the world. Yet, the relationship between multilingualism and academic attainment is not well understood. Where research on this topic exists, it has predominantly focused on how home language background impacts on academic success, lacking in a broader view of multilingualism which extends beyond home languages and also considers the identity component of being multilingual. This paper explores the relationship between multilingualism, multilingual identity and academic attainment. Using school-reported and student-reported data from five secondary schools in South East England, we disentangle the complexity of multilingualism in schools by contrasting self- and other-ascriptions of multilingualism, as well as investigating indicators of ‘multilingualism’ and ‘multilingual identity’. Our findings reveal meaningful differences between how students are identified and identify themselves as ‘multilingual’, and foregrounds ‘multilingual identity’ as a potentially more meaningful indicator for understanding academic attainment than multilingualism indicators traditionally used in UK schools.
dc.languageEnglishen
dc.publisherRoutledge
dc.rightsAll rights reserved
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dc.subjectmultilingualismen
dc.subjectmultilingual identityen
dc.subjectEnglish as an additional language (EAL)en
dc.subjectacademic attainmenten
dc.subjectadolescentsen
dc.subjectsecondary educationen
dc.titleMultilingualism, multilingual identity and academic attainment: Evidence from secondary schools in Englanden
dc.typeArticle
prism.publicationNameJournal of Language Identity and Educationen
dc.identifier.doi10.17863/CAM.72562
dcterms.dateAccepted2021-07-11en
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rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttp://www.rioxx.net/licenses/all-rights-reserveden
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2021-07-11en
dc.contributor.orcidRutgers, Dieuwerke [0000-0003-0506-847X]
dc.contributor.orcidForbes, Karen [0000-0001-8981-8236]
dc.contributor.orcidLiu, Yongcan [0000-0001-5987-6240]
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen
pubs.funder-project-idAHRC (AH/N004671/1)
cam.orpheus.counter10*
rioxxterms.freetoread.startdate2024-07-13


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