Posted by: Principal/Editor | July 10, 2015

Construction of Political Society and Political Interest in Secondary Students in Singapore*

Vicente Reyes, Trivina Kang and David Hogan

This article discusses initial findings from the Panel 6 Life Pathways Study of the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice, National Institute of Education-Nanyang Technological University. Particular focus is aimed at measuring initial results using Mixed Model Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) of the longitudinal panel studies conducted on a stratified random sample of Secondary School students in Singapore. Three constructs are analyzed, namely: Existential Aspirations, Construction of Political Society and Political Interest. Implications on policy and practice are outlined in the article.

*This paper is based on remarks originally presented at the Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association (APERA) Conference, November 26-28-12, 2008. The original manuscript was written while the first author was an Assistant Professor at the National Institute of Education, Singapore and was presented at the APERA 2008 Conference. The first author is greatly indebted to Dr Trivina Kang and Dr David Hogan, who were the Co-Principal Investigator and Principal Investigator respectively of the Panel 6 Life Pathways Longitudinal Study.

PLS Working Papers 14

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