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ERIC Number: EJ1047599
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-0957-5146
Inclusive Transition Processes--Considering Socio-Economically Disadvantaged Parents' Views and Actions for Their Child's Successful School Start
Rothe, Antje; Urban, Michael; Werning, Rolf
Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, v34 n4 p364-376 2014
Previous research has noted that the transition to primary school is important for future school success. As a result, an inclusive transition process to school has become increasingly important. However, this process is particularly difficult for socio-economically disadvantaged children in Germany. The study considers parents' views and actions in their children's transition, especially with regard to parent-professional cooperation. Over a period of 36 months (18 months before and 18 months after school entry), 89 qualitative interviews with parents were conducted. Although five of the 16 children were affected by selective mechanisms, all parents emphasised the importance of their child's regular school entry and assumed active roles in their child's education. The findings suggest underlying selective structures that undermine the development of inclusive transition structures.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Germany