Social-Emotional Competence: An Essential Factor for Promoting Positive Adjustment and Reducing Risk in School Children – Child Development

ABSTRACT Social-emotional competence is a critical factor to target with universal preventive interventions that are conducted in schools because the construct (a) associates with social, behavioral, and academic outcomes that are important for healthy development; (b) predicts important life outcomes in adulthood; (c) can be improved with feasible and cost-effective interventions; and (d) plays a … [Read More] Social-Emotional Competence: An Essential Factor for Promoting Positive Adjustment and Reducing Risk in School Children – Child Development

Quality in Early Years Settings and Children’s School Achievement – Centre for Economic Perfrmance

ABSTRACT Childcare quality is often thought to be important for influencing children’s subsequent attainment at school. The English Government regulates the quality of early education by setting minimum levels of qualifications for workers and grading settings based on a national Inspectorate (OfSTED). This paper uses administrative data on over two million children to relate performance … [Read More] Quality in Early Years Settings and Children’s School Achievement – Centre for Economic Perfrmance

Event-related Potential Measures of Executive Functioning from Preschool to Adolescence – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology

ABSTRACT Executive functions are a collection of cognitive abilities necessary for behavioural control and regulation, and are important for school success. Executive deficits are common across acquired and developmental disorders in childhood and beyond. This review aims to summarize how studies using event-related potential (ERP) can provide insight into mechanisms underpinning how executive functions develop … [Read More] Event-related Potential Measures of Executive Functioning from Preschool to Adolescence – Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology

Children’s Socio-emotional, Physical, and Cognitive Outcomes: Do they share the same drivers? – Australian Journal of Psychology

ABSTRACT It is commonly asserted that the same, or similar, risk factors are associated with a wide range of problematic child and adolescent outcomes such as educational, social and emotional problems, and poor health. This argument underpins calls for preventive approaches that target common causal drivers. However, the argument rests largely on the compilation of … [Read More] Children’s Socio-emotional, Physical, and Cognitive Outcomes: Do they share the same drivers? – Australian Journal of Psychology

Child-Oriented or Parent-Oriented Focused Intervention: Which is the better way to decrease children’s externalizing behaviors? – Journal of Child and Family Studies

ABSTRACT Research has tried to identify risk factors that increase the likelihood of difficulties with externalizing behavior. The relations between individual or environmental factors and externalizing behavior have been especially documented. Child-oriented and parent-oriented interventions have been designed in order to decrease externalizing behavior in preschoolers. To date, however, research has largely been compartmentalized. It … [Read More] Child-Oriented or Parent-Oriented Focused Intervention: Which is the better way to decrease children’s externalizing behaviors? – Journal of Child and Family Studies

Self-regulation and Toxic Stress Reports – U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation

Self-regulation and toxic stress [report 1]: Foundations for understanding self-regulation from an applied developmental perspective / Desiree W. Murray, , January, 2015 (OPRE Report No. 2015-21). Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. We begin by defining self-regulation from an applied perspective within a normative developmental context and describe … [Read More] Self-regulation and Toxic Stress Reports – U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation

A Sociocultural Analysis of the Ethics of Involving Children in Educational Research – International Journal of Inclusive Education

ABSTRACT This article explores the ethical complexities of involving children in research in the contexts of their families, schools and communities. We argue for an approach that is dynamic, reflexive, responsive and informed by an understanding of how local cultures impact on and shape negotiations and practices around ethical issues and processes. We use different … [Read More] A Sociocultural Analysis of the Ethics of Involving Children in Educational Research – International Journal of Inclusive Education

Exploring the ethical issues related to visual methodology when including young children’s voice in wider research samples – International Journal of Inclusive Education

ABSTRACT Understanding and working with ethical issues when including young children in educational research is critical to ensuring their involvement is meaningful. Increasingly, different methodological approaches have been used to address some of these issues, and the use of visual methods is showing particular potential for its age appropriateness. This paper will specifically focus on … [Read More] Exploring the ethical issues related to visual methodology when including young children’s voice in wider research samples – International Journal of Inclusive Education

How student attitudes towards the value of education can be shaped by careers education – Education & Skills Today at OECD

Extract from an article by by Anthony Mann, Director of Policy and Research, Education and Employers Taskforce, London, UKand Dr Elnaz T. Kashefpakdel, Senior Researcher, Education and Employers Taskforce, London, UK As governments around the world seek to tackle stubbornly high levels of youth unemployment, new attention has been focused on the relationship between education and employment. Both researchers … [Read More] How student attitudes towards the value of education can be shaped by careers education – Education & Skills Today at OECD

Is SES really that important for educational outcomes in Australia? A review and some recent evidence – The Australian Educational Researcher

ABSTRACT This paper demonstrates that the emphasis on students’ socioeconomic status (SES) in research and policy circles in Australia is unwarranted. The bivariate relationships between SES and educational outcomes are only moderate and the effects of SES are quite small when taking into account cognitive ability or prior achievement. These two influences have much stronger … [Read More] Is SES really that important for educational outcomes in Australia? A review and some recent evidence – The Australian Educational Researcher

Not just a number? NEETs, data and datalogical systems – Information, Communication & Society

ABSTRACT This paper draws on empirical research with NEET populations (16–24-year-olds not in education, employment or training) in the U.K. in order to engage with issues around identification, data and metrics produced through datalogical systems. Our aim is to bridge contemporary discourses around data, digital bureaucracy and datalogical systems with empirical material drawn from a … [Read More] Not just a number? NEETs, data and datalogical systems – Information, Communication & Society

Emotional Control Mediates the Association Between Dimensions of Perfectionism and Worry in Children – Child Psychiatry & Human Development

ABSTRACT Previous research has shown that perfectionism predicts for increased worry in children. Theoretically, children with high levels of perfectionism may show a decreased ability to control their emotions during times of perceived failure. Children may then worry as a maladaptive attempt to cope with intense emotions. The current study sought to test the mediating … [Read More] Emotional Control Mediates the Association Between Dimensions of Perfectionism and Worry in Children – Child Psychiatry & Human Development

Savings Scheme Helps Families Go Back to School in Digital Age – Pro Bono Australia

Extract form an article by Wendy Williams Since 2012, Saver Plus has seen a marked rise in participants using their savings on technology, rather than school books, with more than half now spending on digital devices such as a laptops or tablets. In the five years from 2012 to 2016 the number of claims for digital … [Read More] Savings Scheme Helps Families Go Back to School in Digital Age – Pro Bono Australia

Labour market outcomes of national qualifications frameworks in six countries – Journal of Education & Work

ABSTRACT This article presents the major findings of an international study that attempted to investigate the labour market outcomes of qualifications frameworks in six countries – Belize, France, Ireland, Jamaica, Sri Lanka, and Tunisia, as well as the regional framework in the Caribbean. It finds limited evidence of success, but fairly strong support for the … [Read More] Labour market outcomes of national qualifications frameworks in six countries – Journal of Education & Work

Learning Pathways: Leading Our Children to Success in School and Life – Harvard Family Research Project

Extract from an article by Heather Weiss, M. Elena Lopez, and Margaret Caspe Now is the time to come together to insure that all our children have the opportunities to succeed in school, in the workplace, and in a global society. Our children’s success will depend on our working together to build learning pathways that equip … [Read More] Learning Pathways: Leading Our Children to Success in School and Life – Harvard Family Research Project

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