Anindya Kundu

The boost students need to overcome obstacles

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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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Anindya Kundu · Sociologist, educator, writer

Anindya Kundu is reframing our notions of achievement and ability through his sociological research, which suggests all students can succeed if provided the right support systems.

Anindya Kundu is reframing our notions of achievement and ability through his sociological research, which suggests all students can succeed if provided the right support systems.