Academic achievement, also referred to as the academic performance is the outcome of education as far as results is concerned. It is the extent to which a teacher, student or institution has achieved their educational goals. It is determined through examinations. On the other hand, educational attainment is a term commonly used by statisticians to define the highest degree or level of education an individual has completed or attained.
Social stratification is the way the society categorizes of people into socioeconomic classes, based upon their income and occupation, social status and wealth, and derived social and political power. As such, stratification is the social position of persons in relative with a social category or group. On the other hand, patterns of inequality are the socially defined characteristics of persons that add up to social status and, therefore, inequality or equality within a society.
The occupational structure of a society is the combination of various types of occupations found there. Additionally, it also defines the distribution of persons among those occupations. As such, it gives some logic of which kinds of occupation dominate the society. Occupational structure is sociologically significant due to its effects on social class and social ...Show more