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Odebode, Adeola Aminat – Elementary School Forum (Mimbar Sekolah Dasar), 2020
This study investigated the strategies for curbing indiscipline in elementary school teachers in Nigeria. It also examined the influence of gender, years in service and educational qualification on the respondents' expressions. This study employed a descriptive analysis of 200 elementary school teachers as participants. An instrument to analyze…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Gender Differences, Individual Differences
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Koumoundourou, Georgia; Tsaousis, Ioannis; Kounenou, Kalliope – Journal of Career Assessment, 2011
The purpose of the study was to explore the influence of family characteristics (family function and parental authority styles) and core self-evaluations (CSE), in adolescents' career formation. Drawing on the relational framework of Cutrona and Russell, the study examined the mediating role of CSE on the relationship between family and parental…
Descriptors: Family Characteristics, Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Career Counseling
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Harris, Irving D.; Howard, Kenneth I. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1981
This questionnaire study investigated personality phenomena in adolescents who described their parents along two dimensions: exercise of family authority and reasonableness. The main area of analysis concerned the extent to which male and female adolescents react differently to reasonable or unreasonable paternal and maternal authority. (Author/GK)
Descriptors: Correlation, Fathers, High Schools, Mothers
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Owen, Alex – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2021
There is an increased understanding of the importance of high-quality early years education for children from disadvantaged backgrounds, in relation to their future attainment and future life chances. A recent government initiative in England has sought to provide two-year-olds, from disadvantaged backgrounds, with free early education and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Preschool Education, Poverty, Low Income Groups
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Smith, Peter K.; Howard, Sharon; Thompson, Fran – Pastoral Care in Education: An International Journal for Pastoral Care & Personal-Social Education, 2007
The Support Group Method (SGM), formerly the No Blame Approach, is widely used as an anti-bullying intervention in schools, but has aroused some controversy. There is little evidence from users regarding its effectiveness. We aimed to ascertain the use of and support for the SGM in Local Authorities (LAs) and schools; and obtain ratings of…
Descriptors: Sanctions, Bullying, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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Jinot, Belle Louis; Madhuree, Balkooram – Journal of Education and Learning (EduLearn), 2020
The paper aims to contribute to the limited literature on the challenges faced particularly by the primary school headmasters. It contextualizes the problem to the current educational reform in Mauritius. The mixed-methods approach was adopted to examine the daily experiences of headmasters in three selected primary schools. A semi-structured…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, School Administration, Barriers, Leadership Role
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Van Petegem, Stijn; Vansteenkiste, Maarten; Soenens, Bart; Beyers, Wim; Aelterman, Nathalie – Developmental Psychology, 2015
In this longitudinal study, we tested whether the association between oppositional defiance to parental authority (i.e., adolescents' tendency to bluntly reject parental rules) and autonomy would depend upon the specific conceptualization of autonomy. Whereas oppositional defiance would yield more interpersonal distance from parents, because…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Developmental Psychology, Correlation, Behavior Disorders
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Smith, Thomas Ewin – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1977
Four basic determinants of parental authority are suggested. Hypotheses are tested using questionnaire data from 3,641 sixth, eighth, tenth, and twelfth grade students. Acceptance of parental authority is associated most strongly with offspring's perceptions of parental expertise and benefits received from parents. (Author)
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Childhood Attitudes, Family Relationship, Interaction Process Analysis
Buri, John R.; And Others – 1992
This study examined the relationship of adolescents' self-esteem (SE) to the familial variables of parental permissiveness, authoritarianism, and authoritativeness and to the cognitive variables of high standards, self-criticism, and overgeneralization. Participants (N=99) were college students from a coeducational, liberal arts university.…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Child Rearing, Cognitive Style, College Students
Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN. Educational Research Center. – 1973
The 116-item parent questionnaire is designed for parents of elementary school children. It is intended to be used with the child's mother, or the person acting as the child's mother. The questionnaire consists of a section devoted to demographic variables and scales measuring 14 parent variables: (1) parent's achievement aspirations for the…
Descriptors: Educational Attitudes, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Family Environment
Buri, John R.; And Others – 1994
Research shows that hostility may lead to deleterious consequences for health, anger, aggressive behavior, and interpersonal relationships. This study investigated the relation of parents' hostility levels to both the self-esteem (SE) of college-aged participants and the adolescents' phenomenological assessments of parental authority. The 199…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Anger, Child Rearing, Family Life
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Sales, Niaomi; Vincent, Kerry – British Journal of Special Education, 2018
The introduction of a new Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of Practice in 2015 marked one of the most significant reforms to the SEND statutory assessment process in England since its introduction over 30 years ago. This article presents the findings of a small-scale study that aimed to identify the extent to which the reforms…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Needs, Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Jabagchourian, John J.; Sorkhabi, Nadia; Quach, Wendy; Strage, Amy – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2014
A vast literature documents a host of advantages conferred upon middle class European American children whose parents employ an authoritative style of parenting, including enhanced academic achievement and positive behavioral outcomes. The literature is much less clear about the relationship between parental authority style and child outcomes in…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Hispanic Americans, Correlation, Academic Achievement
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Wong, Mun – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
This study explores how children's perceptions of stress factors and coping strategies are constructed over time. Children were interviewed before and after they made the transition from preschool to primary school. This study also explores teachers' and parental strategies in helping children to cope with stress at school. The sample included 53…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Coping, Interviews, Preschool Children
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Lendrum, Ann; Barlow, Alexandra; Humphrey, Neil – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2015
Parents play a crucial role in their children's education, and their active involvement can lead to better outcomes. However, evidence suggests that parental engagement and confidence among perhaps the most vulnerable group of learners--those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)--may be lower than for those without difficulties.…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Special Needs Students, Disabilities, Parents
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