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Educational Transitions within the UK: What is known and what needs to be investigated?

Cartmell, Katherine M. (2011) Educational Transitions within the UK: What is known and what needs to be investigated? The Psychology of Education Review, 35 (1). pp. 27-32. ISSN 0262-4087

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Abstract

Transitions within and across educational settings are one of a few universals of every child’s life (Ramey & Ramey, 1999). The transition period spans the time prior to entry, through settling-in, until the child is established in the new setting. According to Fabian and Dunlop (2002) it is a time of accelerated developmental demands. Some children adapt easily to a new educational environment, however, for others moving from an environment in which they are familiar and secure to a new classroom environment can be a daunting task (Brostrom, 2003). Margetts (2003) suggests this may be due to the change in location, teacher, curriculum, and philosophy that occurs with each transition.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Psychological Research
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Depositing User: Katherine Cartmell
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2011 14:09
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2011 10:59
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/10024

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