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Kutsar, Dagmar; Soo, Kadri; Mandel, Liis-Marii – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2019
International quantitative studies among children, such as the "Health Behaviour of School-Aged Children" and the "Programme for International Student Assessment" have revealed a gap between learning outcomes and children's subjective well-being across countries. The "Children's Worlds" international study showed that…
Descriptors: Well Being, Educational Environment, Bullying, Children
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Leventhal, Katherine Sachs; Andrew, Gracy; Collins, Christopher S.; DeMaria, Lisa; Singh, Hari Shanker; Leventhal, Steve – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2018
Mental and social wellbeing (MSWB) promotion programs could improve mental health and other outcomes for youth in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). Unfortunately, few such programs have progressed to scale-up and few studies have detailed processes and considerations that could facilitate doing so. This study begins to fill these gaps,…
Descriptors: Well Being, Mental Health, Middle School Teachers, Resilience (Psychology)
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Klapp, Alli; Belfield, Clive; Bowden, Brooks; Levin, Henry; Shand, Robert; Zander, Sabine – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2017
There is growing evidence that social and emotional skills can be taught to students in school and teaching these skills can have a positive effect on later outcomes, such as better mental health and less drug use. This paper presents a benefit-cost analysis of a longitudinal social and emotional learning intervention in Sweden, using data for 663…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Intervention, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Harvey, Shane T.; Evans, Ian M.; Hill, Rhys V. J.; Henricksen, Annette; Bimler, David – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2016
Emotional skills underpin what teachers do. However, relatively few studies have investigated whether these skills can be formally learnt by teachers and the benefits enhancing teachers' social-emotional skills may have on students. The current research aimed to develop an intervention to improve teachers' social-emotional skills in the classroom…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Classroom Environment, Intervention, Social Development
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Askell-Williams, Helen; Skrzypiec, Grace; Jin, Yan; Owens, Larry – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2016
Educators in mainland China are increasingly concerned about promoting school students' social and emotional wellbeing. However, there has been little exchange of research between China and western countries about this topic. For example, questionnaires developed in the west have not been generally available to mainland Chinese researchers. We…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Well Being
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Monks, Helen; Cardoso, Patricia; Papageorgiou, Alana; Carolan, Catherine; Costello, Leesa; Thomas, Laura – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2015
Social media is a central component in the lives of many young people, and provides innovative potential to conduct research among this population. Ethical issues around online research have been subject to much debate, yet young people have seldom been consulted to provide a youth perspective and voice. Eight (8) focus groups involving 48 Grade 9…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Grade 9
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Cross, Donna; Lester, Leanne; Barnes, Amy; Cardoso, Patricia; Hadwen, Kate – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2015
This study reports on a three-year group randomized controlled trial, the Cyber Friendly Schools Project (CFSP), aimed to reduce cyberbullying among grade 8 students during 2010-2012. In each year, 14-15 year old student "cyber" leaders acted as catalysts to develop and implement whole-school activities to reduce cyberbullying-related…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Student Behavior, Grade 8
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Skrzypiec, Grace; Slee, Phillip; Sandhu, Damanjit – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2015
Bullying is an international issue that is only just beginning to be researched in India and anecdotal evidence in Punjab, India, has suggested that most schools in the Punjab are in denial about bullying on campus. Our aim was to investigate the nature of bullying in this region using the PhotoStory Method. We sought to discover how young people…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Victims, Handheld Devices
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Saeki, Elina; Watanabe, Yayoi; Kido, Mayumi – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2015
This study explored cross-sectional gender and grade level trends in emotional literacy and interpersonal competence among 913 elementary and middle school students in Japan. Students were presented with two hypothetical scenarios involving mixed emotions and potential interpersonal dilemmas. Results indicated that older children possess greater…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Age Differences, Elementary School Students
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Donoghue, Christopher; Almeida, Angela; Brandwein, David; Rocha, Gabriela; Callahan, Ian – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2014
Becoming a victim of verbal and social bullying in middle school can lead to illness, psychological stress, and maladjustment. The coping strategies that students utilize when they are bullied may influence the likelihood and severity of these negative effects. In this study, we examined the predictions made by students in two middle schools about…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Elementary School Students
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Cutuli, J. J.; Gillham, Jane E.; Chaplin, Tara M.; Reivich, Karen J.; Seligman, Martin E. P.; Gallop, Robert J.; Abenavoli, Rachel M.; Freres, Derek R. – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2013
This study reports secondary outcome analyses from a past study of the Penn Resiliency Program (PRP), a cognitive-behavioral depression prevention program for middle-school aged children. Middle school students (N = 697) were randomly assigned to PRP, PEP (an alternate intervention), or control conditions. Gillham et al., (2007) reported analyses…
Descriptors: Intervention, Resilience (Psychology), Program Effectiveness, Outcomes of Treatment
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Pössel, Patrick; Moritz Rudasill, Kathleen; Adelson, Jill L.; Bjerg, Annie C.; Wooldridge, Don T.; Black, Stephanie Winkeljohn – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2013
Teaching behavior has important implications for students' emotional well-being. Multiple models suggest students' perceptions of teaching behaviors are more critical than other measures for predicting well-being, yet student-report instruments that measure concrete and specific teaching behavior are limited. The purpose of the present studies is…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Well Being, Teacher Student Relationship, Factor Structure