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Hughes, Claire; White, Naomi; Foley, Sarah; Devine, Rory T. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Background: Traditional measures of school readiness are labour-intensive and do not assess family support. Aims: The current study used the newly developed Brief Early Skills and Support Index (BESSI: Hughes, Daly, Foley, White and Devine 2015) to examine 6-month longitudinal stability and change in teachers' ratings of young children's school…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, School Readiness, Longitudinal Studies, Questionnaires
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Oldfield, Jeremy; Humphrey, Neil; Hebron, Judith – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: Students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are more likely to exhibit behaviour difficulties than their typically developing peers. Aim: The aim of this study was to identify specific risk factors that influence variability in behaviour difficulties among individuals with SEND. Sample: The study sample comprised…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Behavior Problems, At Risk Students
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Muijs, Daniel – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2017
Background: Bullying remains a persistent phenomenon in schools, but the extent to which day-to-day policies and practices relate to bullying prevalence has not been widely studied. In this study, we use an educational effectiveness framework to interrogate this relationship. Aims: The aim was to study the relationship between school factors and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Correlation, Institutional Characteristics, Incidence
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O'Callaghan, Paul; McIvor, Aimee; McVeigh, Claire; Rushe, Teresa – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
Background: Many school-based interventions are being delivered in the absence of evidence of effectiveness (Snowling & Hulme, 2011, "Br. J. Educ. Psychol., 81," 1). Aims: This study sought to address this oversight by evaluating the effectiveness of the commonly used the Lexia Reading Core5 intervention, with 4- to 6-year-old pupils…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Reading Programs, Foreign Countries, Intervention
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Hughes, Claire; Daly, Irenee; Foley, Sarah; White, Naomi; Devine, Rory T. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2015
Background: Early work on school readiness focused on academic skills. Recent research highlights the value of also including both children's social and behavioural competencies and family support. Aims: Reflecting this broader approach, this study aimed to develop a new and brief questionnaire for teachers: The Brief Early Skills and Support…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Questionnaires, Preschool Children, Test Reliability
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Adams, Anne-Marie; Simmons, Fiona R.; Willis, Catherine S.; Porter, Sarah – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background: The spontaneous recoding of visual stimuli into a phonological code to aid short-term retention has been associated with progress in learning to read (Palmer, 2000b). Aim: This study examined whether there was a comparable association with the development of writing skills. Sample: One hundred eight children (64 males) in the second…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Skills, Skill Development, Cognitive Processes
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Gibbs, Simon; Powell, Ben – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2012
Background: Previous work has yielded knowledge of teachers' attributions for children's behaviour. Other studies have helped to develop understanding of teachers' efficacy beliefs. Little work has been undertaken to examine teachers' efficacy beliefs with regard to classroom behaviour. Aims: This study aimed to investigate the relationship…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Strategies, Self Efficacy
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Dockrell, Julie E.; Stuart, Morag; King, Diane – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2010
Background: A significant number of children now enter formal education in England with reduced levels of proficiency in oral language. Children who come from disadvantaged backgrounds and who are English language learners (ELL) are at risk of limited oral language skills in English which impacts on later educational achievement. Aims: This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Oral Language, Disadvantaged
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Packiam Alloway, Tracy; Banner, Gloria E.; Smith, Patrick – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2010
Background: Working memory, the ability to store and process information, is strongly related to learning outcomes. Aims: The aim of the present study is to extend previous research on early learning and investigate the relationship between working memory, cognitive styles, and attainment in adolescents using both national curriculum tests and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Adolescents, Short Term Memory
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Woods, Ruth – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2009
Background: Sociometric studies have shown that some aggressive boys are popular, perceived as popular or cool, dominant, and central in the peer group (Estell, Cairns, Farmer, & Cairns, 2002; Milich & Landau, 1984; Prinstein & Cillessen, 2003; Rodkin, Farmer, Pearl, & Van Acker, 2006). This is not predicted by social information…
Descriptors: Aggression, Peer Groups, Case Studies, Peer Acceptance
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Mavroveli, Stella; Petrides, K. V.; Sangareau, Yolanda; Furnham, Adrian – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2009
Background: Trait emotional intelligence ("trait EI" or "trait emotional self-efficacy") is a constellation of emotion-related self-perceptions and dispositions located at the lower levels of personality hierarchies. This paper examines the validity of this construct, as operationalized by the Trait Emotional Intelligence…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Self Efficacy, Construct Validity, Outcomes of Education
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McPhillips, Martin; Jordan-Black, Julie-Anne – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2009
Background: Previous research has produced conflicting results regarding the effects of season of birth and age-position on cognitive attainments. In Northern Ireland the school year divides the summer season into two providing an opportunity to evaluate the relative contribution of season of birth and age-position effects. Aims: To investigate…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Psychomotor Skills
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Ridgers, Nicola D.; Fazey, Della M. A.; Fairclough, Stuart J. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2007
Background: Physical education (PE) aims to enhance self-esteem, develop sporting interests and to encourage a physically active life-style. However, little is known about how a fear of negative evaluation (FNE), the socially evaluative aspect of social anxiety, affects children's attitudes to PE. Aim: The aim of the study was to investigate the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Rural Areas, Physical Education
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Hatcher, Peter J.; Goetz, Kristina; Snowling, Margaret J.; Hulme, Charles; Gibbs, Simon; Smith, Glynnis – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2006
Background: It is widely recognized that effective interventions for poor reading involve training in phoneme awareness and letter-sound knowledge, linked in the context of reading books. From the applied perspective, it is important to gather data on the effectiveness of different forms of implementation of literacy support within this framework.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Spelling, Reading Ability
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Thomas, Andrew; Stratton, Gareth – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2006
This paper reports on the results from a detailed national audit of information communication technology (ICT) in physical education (PE), examining attitudes, training, numbers of pieces of equipment and hardware owned, and its employment and use across nine Local Education Authorities, six types of schools, and four types of Specialist College.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Physical Education, Information Technology
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