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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x198 Anindya Kundu: The boost students need to overcome obstacles
TV-PG

  • 2017-09-24T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

How can disadvantaged students succeed in school? For sociologist Anindya Kundu, grit and stick-to-itiveness aren't enough; students also need to develop their agency, or their capacity to overcome obstacles and navigate the system. He shares hopeful stories of students who have defied expectations in the face of personal, social and institutional challenges.

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