Lucy Hobby

Program of Study: PhD

Thesis: Promoting Potential: A Mixed Method Study Evaluating the Impact of Differing School Settings on High-Achieving Students’ Academic and Psychosocial Outcomes

This project aimed to begin addressing the gap in the research for a sound, multi-dimensional assessment of the relative advantages and disadvantages of academically selective schools for high-achieving students. Specifically, the study compared the differential impact of diverse school settings (selective and mixed-achievement comprehensive) on the academic achievement and biopsychosocial outcomes for the students who attend them.

 

Logo for the ACU Institute for Positive Psychology and Education

Visit us

Level 9 and 10, 33 Berry Street
North Sydney NSW 2060
Australia

Get in touch

PO Box 968
North Sydney NSW 2059
Australia