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

Maternal Support of Children’s Early Numerical Concept Learning Predicts Preschool and First-Grade Math Achievement – Child Development

ABSTRACT The primary goal in this study was to examine maternal support of numerical concepts at 36 months as predictors of math achievement at 4½ and 6-7 years. Observational measures of mother–child interactions (n = 140) were used to examine type of support for numerical concepts. Maternal support that involved labeling the quantities of sets of objects was … [Read More] Maternal Support of Children’s Early Numerical Concept Learning Predicts Preschool and First-Grade Math Achievement – Child Development

Longitudinal Changes in Social Brain Development: Processing Outcomes for Friend and Self – Child Development

ABSTRACT Adolescence is an important time for social development during which friendships become more intimate and complex. In this functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study we tested how outcomes for friends are processed on the neural level across adolescence. Participants between 8 and 27 years of age were tested twice with a 2-year difference between the … [Read More] Longitudinal Changes in Social Brain Development: Processing Outcomes for Friend and Self – Child Development

Poverty, Family Chronic-stress and Children’s Development – A selection of articles form various sources

A selection of articles form various sources Assessing Perceptions of Culture and Trauma in an Elementary School: Informing a Model for Culturally Responsive Trauma-Informed Schools / LV Blitz, EM Anderson, M Saastamoinen – The Urban Review — … factors often associated with childhood adversity (Felitti and Anda 2010), may also impact family involvement. … better understand what the school … [Read More] Poverty, Family Chronic-stress and Children’s Development – A selection of articles form various sources

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