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Opartkiattikul, Watinee; Arthur-Kelly, Michael; Dempsey, Ian – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
Functional Behavioural Assessment (FBA) is identified as a research-based approach used in many Western schools to support student behaviour. This study aimed to assist Thai classroom teachers by providing a professional development and learning programme in FBA to develop an effective and efficient process to address behaviour problems and allow…
Descriptors: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Behavior Problems
Cefai, Carmel; Ferrario, Erika; Cavioni, Valeria; Carter, Audrey; Grech, Tracy – Pastoral Care in Education, 2014
This paper discusses the findings and implications of a semi-randomised control trial study on the effectiveness of circle time (CT) on primary school students' social and emotional learning, as well as classroom teachers' and students' experience of CT. A social and emotional learning programme was delivered through CT by trained classroom…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Group Activities, Teaching Methods, Social Development
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Cefai, Carmel; Pizzuto, Sue Anne Spiteri – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2017
The inclusion of the student perspective in helping to promote more effective learning, engagement and positive behaviour is becoming increasingly evident in both educational research and school and classroom practice. Giving students the opportunity to have a meaningful and influential voice enhances both the teaching and learning processes,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Elementary School Students
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Cefai, Carmel; Arlove, Astrid; Duca, Madeline; Galea, Natalie; Muscat, Marilyn; Cavioni, Valeria – Pastoral Care in Education, 2018
"RESCUR Surfing the Waves" is a recently developed resilience curriculum for early years and primary schools in Europe. It seeks to develop in marginalized young learners the requisite competences needed to overcome the various challenges in their lives to achieve academic success and social and emotional wellbeing. The competences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Young Children, Resilience (Psychology)
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Edossa, Ashenafi Kassahun; Schroeders, Ulrich; Weinert, Sabine; Artelt, Cordula – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
Self-regulation is an essential ability of children to cope with various developmental challenges. This study examines the developmental interplay between emotional and behavioral self-regulation during childhood and the relationship with academic achievement using data from the longitudinal Millennium Cohort Study (UK). Using cross-lagged panel…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Control, Young Children, Teacher Evaluation
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Zarrella, Immacolata; Lonigro, Antonia; Perrella, Raffaella; Caviglia, Giorgio; Laghi, Fiorenzo – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
The present research explored the relation between socio-cognitive skills, as Theory of Mind and affective empathy, social behaviour, attachment style and scholastic success in children, aged from 8 to 11 years (N = 159; 90 females, 69 males; M[subscript age] = 9,60; DS = 0.78). Several assessment tools were administered to children on mentalizing…
Descriptors: Social Behavior, Empathy, Child Development, Academic Achievement
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Hickey, Grainne; McGilloway, Sinead; Hyland, Lynda; Leckey, Yvonne; Kelly, Paul; Bywater, Tracey; Comiskey, Catherine; Lodge, Anne; Donnelly, Michael; O'Neill, Donal – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2017
Teachers frequently struggle to cope with conduct problems in the classroom. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Training Programme for improving teacher competencies and child adjustment. The study involved a group randomised controlled trial which included 22 teachers and 217…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Behavior, Student Behavior
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Plenty, Stephanie; Östberg, Viveca; Modin, Bitte – School Psychology International, 2015
This study examined how psychosocial conditions at school are associated with prosocial behaviour, a key indicator of positive mental health. Participants were 3,652 Swedish Grade 9 students from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study. Structural equation modelling demonstrated that students who experience more manageable school…
Descriptors: Role, Adolescents, Prosocial Behavior, Mental Health
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Leckey, Yvonne; Hyland, Lynda; Hickey, Gráinne; Lodge, Anne; Kelly, Paul; Bywater, Tracey; Comiskey, Catherine; Donnelly, Michael; McGilloway, Sinéad – Irish Educational Studies, 2016
Inappropriate, aggressive and disruptive behaviour in the classroom can be detrimental to child and teacher well-being. This study involved a longer-term evaluation of the "Incredible Years Teacher [Classroom Management]" programme (IYTP) undertaken mainly within disadvantaged schools in south-west Ireland. The IYTP is designed to…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Classroom Techniques, Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers
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Stanbridge, Joanna K.; Campbell, Lorraine N. – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2016
Questions of how best to support both children's emotional well-being and behaviour in schools are pervasive. The efficacy of an intervention planning tool to support internalising and externalising emotional needs and promote early intervention was explored in a small-scale case study. Adults were trained in two primary schools to carry out the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Intervention, Well Being, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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Dias, Natália Martins; Seabra, Alessandra Gotuzo – Educational Psychology, 2017
Executive functions (EF) can be promoted by classroom interventions. Our study investigated whether (a) an intervention conducted by teachers improves EF in children; (b) there are effects on behaviour and academic achievement; and (c) there are stable benefits in a one-year follow-up. Fifty-eight first-graders, divided into experimental (EG = 28)…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Elementary School Students, Intervention, Primary Education
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Almurtaji, Yousuf; Everatt, John; Almenaye, Nasser S.; Alazemi, Ahmad S.; Alradaan, Dalal Abdul Hadi – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2018
Previous studies have found significant differences between the classroom behaviour of boys and girls. Most are within a single broad cultural context and little work has been done within an Arabic/Kuwaiti one. The main aim was to investigate the differences in behaviour between boys and girls in Kuwait primary schools. Data were collected that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Student Behavior, Individual Differences
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Elfrink, Teuntje R.; Goldberg, Jochem M.; Schreurs, Karlein M. G.; Bohlmeijer, Ernst T.; Clarke, Aleisha M. – Health Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on a process and impact evaluation of the Positief Educatief Programma (Positive Education Programme (PEP)), a whole school approach to supporting children's well-being and creating a positive school climate in primary schools in the Netherlands. PEP adopts a competence skill enhancement approach…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Well Being, Educational Environment
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Mekonnen, Mulat; Hannu, Savolainen; Elina, Lehtomäki; Matti, Kuorelahti – Deafness & Education International, 2015
This study compares the socio-emotional problems experienced by deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students with those of hearing students in Ethiopia. The research involved a sample of 103 grade 4 students attending a special school for the deaf, a special class for the deaf and a regular school. Socio-emotional problems were measured using Goodman's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Problems, Emotional Problems, Partial Hearing
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Poulou, M. S.; Bassett, H. H.; Denham, S. A. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
Teachers are important socializers and provide students with experiences to further promote their social-emotional competences or shift their pathways towards emotional and behavioral difficulties. These experiences may vary depending on teachers' perceptions of their own emotional intelligence (EI) and beliefs about social and emotional learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Intelligence, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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