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Cloughessy, Kathy – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2020
Lesbian parents shared their experiences of using Early Childhood settings in Australia. Aspects discussed included disclosure decisions, the usefulness of children's books featuring same sex parented families, and experiences related to their family composition. Via an online survey and two follow up interviews, these parents explained how…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Females, Parents, Early Childhood Education
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Rodríguez-Mena, José Antonio – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
In this article, we present a study describing the factors, which favor and hinder school intervention in family diversity. In a case study-based qualitative approach, we examined a public ECE (Early Childhood Education) and primary school in the province of Huelva (Spain) with homoparental families forming part of the educational community. The…
Descriptors: Family Structure, Diversity, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
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Mäkelä, Marja-Liisa; Kalalahti, Mira – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2020
This article concentrates on the transition from comprehensive school to the upper secondary level from the viewpoint of migrant background girls. Emphasis is on understanding the "bounded agency" and the ways in which gender and family background are expressed in the modalities of the agency. Previous studies show that ethnic minorities…
Descriptors: Females, Immigrants, Secondary School Students, Student Adjustment
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Midgette, Allegra J. – Developmental Psychology, 2020
This study explored age-related changes in Chinese and Korean children's fairness judgments and reasoning regarding the gendered division of household labor. The majority of previous research on this issue has focused on adults' experiences and has been conducted in Western countries. Interviews were conducted with 133 children, 65 Chinese and 68…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Cross Cultural Studies, Ethics, Gender Differences
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Erwin, Sarah C.; Sewall, Jennifer; Tippens, Julie A.; Nyaoro, Dulo; Miamidian, Helen M. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
According to the The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), there are currently more than 25.4 million refugees globally, representing the largest number of refugees in recorded history. More than one in three refugees who fall under the auspices of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) protection are of school age (UNHCR…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Refugees, International Organizations, Statistical Data
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Kim, So Jung; Kwangok, Song; Carrola, Paul A. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2020
Despite a recent increase in the number of studies examining diversity in a contemporary society in relation to gender/sexuality, family, culture, and bilingualism; no study has investigated the intersections of these four areas. The current study discusses the results of an empirical study that explored how discussions about books depicting…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Bilingual Students, Kindergarten, Gender Issues
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Herbstrith, Julie C.; Busse, Gabriela A. – Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 2020
Approximately seven million students are being raised by LGBTQ+ parents. Marriage equality may prompt more LGBTQ+ families to "come out" to their children's schools. This has implications for school systems, which are inadequately prepared to support these families. Until now, the focus on LGBTQ+ families has been on how they navigate…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Family Structure, Family School Relationship, Social Bias
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2020
This is the 31st edition of the "KIDS COUNT Data Book." The Annie E. Casey Foundation has published this comprehensive assessment of the well-being of children in the United States every year since 1990, during periods of growth and recession and in times of relative prosperity and great anxiety. But since the Foundation began publishing…
Descriptors: Social Indicators, Child Development, Children, Adolescents
Pollard, Kelvin; Jacobsen, Linda A. – Appalachian Regional Commission, 2020
This report presents state- and county-level data for the Appalachian Region. The 12 chapters focus on: (1) Population Basics; (2) Age; (3) Race and Hispanic Origin; (4) Housing Occupancy, Tenure, and Type; (5) Education, Device Ownership, and Internet Access; (6) Labor Force, Employment, and Unemployment; (7) Transportation and Commuting…
Descriptors: Regional Characteristics, Geographic Regions, Population Trends, Population Distribution
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Savickaite, Ruta; Dijkstra, Jan Kornelis; Kreager, Derek; Ivanova, Katya; Veenstra, René – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2020
This study examined the association of friendships and popularity with adolescents' first-time involvement in a romantic relationship (referred to as romantic relationship debut). The aim of this article was twofold: first, to disentangle the unique effects of friendships and perceived popularity; second, to separate same- and cross-gender peer…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Friendship, Peer Acceptance, Gender Differences
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Tulviste, Tiia; Schults, Astra – First Language, 2020
Parental reports are a widely-used source of information about infants' and toddlers' communicative skills, but parent-report instruments valid for children older than 30 months are less known. This study explored individual variability in children's communicative skills at the age of 3;0 via parental reports using the Estonian (E) CDI-III. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Finno Ugric Languages, Young Children, Language Acquisition
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Tozoglu, Erdogan; Ozan, Murat – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2020
The aim of this study is to the examination of teacher candidates' selfishness levels regarding sportive activity and different variables the study was conducted on 295 teacher candidates, 109 female and 186 male, who were educated in Erzurum Ataturk University, Kazim Karabekir faculty of education, in 2018-2019 academic year and voluntarily…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Psychological Patterns, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences
Benzer, Semra; Sarisik, Yasemin; Kocan, Hilal – Online Submission, 2020
The aim of this study is to determine the effect of variables such as gender, class and parental education level, family income level on motivation levels of students to learn science and do research, performance, communication, collaborative work and participation. The study group of the study was in the 2015-2016 academic year, public schools in…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Science Instruction, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Muasya, Gladys – South African Journal of Education, 2020
In the study reported on here we sought to identify teaching and general stressors, and how they contributed to work-family conflict among female teachers in urban public schools in Kenya. A total of 375 female teachers with at least their youngest child not yet in primary school completed a survey of closed and open-ended questions. Role theory,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, Public Schools, Females
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Bay, Dondu Neslihan; Seker, Perihan Tugba – World Journal of Education, 2020
This research was carried out to determine the listening skill of the children attending pre-school education institutions and to analyze them according to some socio-demographic variables. The research was carried out in the general survey model, one of the quantitative research methods. The sample of the study was comprised of 429 children…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Listening Skills, Preschool Education
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