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Зарубежный опыт профилактики и преодоления школьной неуспеваемости у детей, воспитывающихся в семьях с низким социально-экономическим статусом

The article raises the problem of the relation between the educational success of students and social and socioeconomic characteristics of their families. Children from socially disadvantaged families exhibit lower levels of psychological well-being and self-efficacy. In the future, this fact might negatively affect self-esteem and career aspirations of the younger generation. On the basis of this interlink the education policy, school implemented specific projects and
programs, addressing school failure, are elaborated. Feasibility of implementing this approach in Russian conditions is
recognized by national psycho-pedagogical science and practice, so the appropriate tools are being developed and
tested. The article examines the phenomenon of academic resilience as an ability of pupils to demonstrate high performance despite external limiting circumstances. The article explores the ways and means of overcoming the school failure: 1) providing additional resources to schools, with high concentration of children from families with low socioeconomic status; 2) establishment of counselling centers and professional teams, working with such families; 3) professional development of school teachers; 4) edition of the relevant educational and methodical literature, 5) distribution of programs that support learning; 6) provision of conditions for the students to accumulate positive experience in overcoming learning difficulties, formation of their self-confidence, 7) implementing of special programs for slow learners, using digital technology, 8) engagement of learners in extramural activities.