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Mayhew, Emese; Stuttard, Lucy; Beresford, Bryony – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
Valid and reliable tools to measure mental health are a key requirement to developing a robust evidence base on mental health difficulties and autism. There are several reasons why mental health measures developed for the neurotypical population may not be valid and reliable when used with autistic adults. Using data collected from a national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Mental Health, Mental Disorders
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Gibson, Jenny L.; Newbury, Dianne F.; Durkin, Kevin; Pickles, Andrew; Conti-Ramsden, Gina; Toseeb, Umar – Oxford Review of Education, 2021
The quality of a child's early language and communication environment (ELCE) is an important predictor of later educational outcomes. However, less is known about the routes via which these early experiences influence the skills that support academic achievement. Using data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (n = 7,120) we…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Language Acquisition, Language Skills, Oral Language
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Gough, Gemma; Gulliford, Anthea – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2020
This exploratory study considers young carers' perceptions of factors contributing to their adjustment and benefit finding within their caregiving role. Benefit-finding, defined as the "process of deriving positive growth from adversity", is a key construct within the domain of positive psychology. A strengths-based perspective was…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Caregiver Attitudes, Resilience (Psychology), Self Efficacy
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Álvarez-García, Cristina; Álvarez-Nieto, Carmen; Carter, Rachel; Kelsey, Janet; Sanz-Martos, Sebastián; López-Medina, Isabel M. – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objectives: Children are among the most vulnerable population groups with regard to environmental risks. Nursing students must be fully educated on children's environmental health as they are in a key position to prevent and reduce the effects of environmental hazards. The main objective of this study was to adapt and validate an English language…
Descriptors: Child Health, Questionnaires, Nursing Students, Foreign Countries
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Dimitrellou, Eleni; Hurry, Jane; Male, Dawn – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2020
The notion of inclusion has gained momentum worldwide, with most countries around the world embracing inclusive policies in their educational systems. However, there is still an ongoing debate as to what is inclusion and hence, the consequent challenge of coming up with an agreed definition, which could then be used to plan for and subsequently,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Students with Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Secondary Schools
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Ozanska-Ponikwia, Katarzyna – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
The present article aims to focus on the perception and expression of emotions by Polish immigrants to England and Ireland. The informants of the study were 72 Polish-English bilinguals living in England and Ireland from 1 to 324 months. Data analysis discussed emotional expression in the L2 as well as perception of such emotional statement as I…
Descriptors: Polish, Socialization, Second Language Learning, Language Proficiency
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Lawson, David – Practitioner Research in Higher Education, 2019
This paper provides an evaluative report on the use of a questionnaire as a diagnostic tool to support undergraduate students' development of self-regulated learning. The diagnostic tool to be used is the Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ). A considerable body of research highlights the significance of self-regulated learning…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires, Diagnostic Tests
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Nancarrow, Thomas; Rencher, Joshua; Wilcock, Mike; Bonell, Simon; Wolke, Tony; Shankar, Rohit – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: Intellectual disability (ID) is associated with polypharmacy particularly off-label psychotropics for "challenging behaviour." NHS England introduced the "stopping over medication of people with a learning disability (LD), autism or both" (STOMP) initiative. As ID services are a professionally diverse group, it is…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Learning Disabilities, Correlation, Drug Therapy
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Balwant, Paul T.; Birdi, Kamal; Stephan, Ute; Topakas, Anna – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Researchers are becoming increasingly interested in the use of transformational leadership theory in higher education teaching (often referred to as transformational instructor-leadership). Much of this body of research investigates a direct association between transformational instructor-leadership and student outcomes. In the present study, we…
Descriptors: Models, Learner Engagement, Teacher Student Relationship, Correlation
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Pearlman, Sara; Michaels, Dina – Support for Learning, 2019
In England, eliciting the views, feelings and aspirations of young people with special education needs is central to the Special Education Reforms of 2015. However, there is little guidance on how to do this with young people who have intellectual and communication difficulties. In this research project, a questionnaire was developed and used as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Students with Disabilities, Special Education, Intellectual Disability
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Putwain, David W.; Symes, Wendy; McCaldin, Tamsin – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
This study set out to assess a new instrument designed to measure the perceived frequency that teachers use fear appeals (communicated value messages that focus on avoiding failure) prior to a high-stakes examination and their appraisal as a challenge or a threat. Data were collected from two samples of students preparing for their high-stakes…
Descriptors: Fear, High Stakes Tests, Exit Examinations, Foreign Countries
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O'Brien, Niamh; Munn-Giddings, Carol; Moules, Tina – Pastoral Care in Education, 2018
This article reports on the complex web experienced by young people when making decisions to report bullying in school. The study was conducted in the secondary school of an independent day and boarding school in the east of England. A Participatory Action Research approach was used with student voice and perspective at its core. This study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Disclosure, Questionnaires
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Robinson, Sally; Ekins, Alison; Durrant, Ian; Summers, Kathryn – Pastoral Care in Education, 2018
The number of children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in England is double what it was at the millennium. These conditions include cystic fibrosis, cancer, organ failure and severe neurological injuries. The Teaching for Life project aimed to explore the needs of teachers working in English schools in relation to working with…
Descriptors: Death, Grief, Child Health, Chronic Illness
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Perry, Emily; Boylan, Mark – Professional Development in Education, 2018
Research on teacher professional development is extensive but there are fewer studies about the practitioners who facilitate professional development. Here we report on a pilot programme for professional development facilitators rooted in a cycle of action research. Informed by a categorisation of professional knowledge and skills of facilitators,…
Descriptors: Facilitators (Individuals), Faculty Development, Pilot Projects, Action Research
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Alemdag, Serdar – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The purpose of this cross-cultural study exposes stages of change for exercise behavior (SCEB) in relation to perceived social self-efficacy (PSSE) between Turkey and England sport sciences students. The study group of the research consists of 168 (66 women and 102 men) students from Turkey and 217 (112 women and 105 men) students from England who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Physical Activity Level, Cross Cultural Studies
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