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Hall, James; Sammons, Pam; Smees, Rebecca; Sylva, Kathy; Evangelou, Maria; Goff, Jenny; Smith, Teresa; Smith, George – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
UK Sure Start Children's Centres (SSCCs) aim to lessen behavioural disorders yet we lack evidence concerning how this is achieved. This study evaluates one possible mechanism: improved home learning environments (HLEs). Data come from a longitudinal study of 2568 families and children recruited at a mean age of 14¬†months from 117 SSCCs in England…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Intervention, Behavior Disorders, Family Environment
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Hickey, Andrea J.; Flynn, Robert J. – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
We evaluated the effects of TutorBright tutoring on the reading and mathematics skills of children in family foster care, examined several potential moderators of the impact of tutoring, and explored possible 'spill-over' effects on the children's executive functioning and behavioural difficulties and on their caregivers' level of involvement in…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Foster Care, Tutorial Programs, Reading Skills
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Hartas, Dimitra – Oxford Review of Education, 2011
Using a longitudinal, UK representative sample from the Millennium Cohort Study, the present study examined the effects of socio-economic factors on mother- and teacher-rated behaviour, and the unique and cumulative contribution of both risk and protective factors inherent in children's proximal and distal influences to behaviour during the…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Family Income, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing