Studies on Academic Resilience of Migrant Children: Analysis and Prospects

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Abstract

This article aims to analyze foreign and Russian studies on the academic resilience of migrant children. It provides the main definitions of the concept and discusses the existing methods of measuring academic resilience, their possibilities and limitations, and prospects for further research. Subjective and objective criteria for identifying "academically resilient" students are analyzed. Various factors influencing the manifestation of resilience by migrant children are considered. It is shown that the presence of external support, combined with the ability to ask for it and to accept it, has a positive effect on academic achievements. At the same time, such internal factors as self-efficacy, assertiveness, internal locus of control, high motivation and ambitious goals make a significant contribution to ensuring high academic performance even under unfavorable living conditions of a migrant child.

General Information

Keywords: academic resilience, migrant children, socioeconomic status, adaptation, academic results, motivation

Journal rubric: Empirical Research

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/chp.2021170413

Funding. The study was carried out as part of the implementation of the state task of the Moscow State Pedagogical University for 2021.

Received: 01.11.2021

Accepted:

For citation: Khukhlaev O.E., Khakimov E.R., Fomicheva A.E. Studies on Academic Resilience of Migrant Children: Analysis and Prospects. Kul'turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya = Cultural-Historical Psychology, 2021. Vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 117–127. DOI: 10.17759/chp.2021170413. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Oleg E. Khukhlaev, PhD in Psychology, Assistant Professor, Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, Acre, Israel, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4620-9534, e-mail: huhlaevoe@mgppu.ru

E. R. Khakimov, PhD in Education, Head, Education and Cultural Center Sippola, Sippola, Finland, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5745-815X, e-mail: eduard.khakimov@yahoo.com

Anastasiya E. Fomicheva, PhD in Psychology, Independent Researcher, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2627-8532, e-mail: nastyafom5@gmail.com

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