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Gueta, Batel; Berkovich, Izhak – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
This study aimed to extend the limited knowledge on the motivational and identity aspects of youth at risk in second chance programmes. The study examined the relationships between autonomy-supportive climate, adolescents' sense of authenticity, and their dropout risk, as well as the mediating role that authenticity plays in the relationships,…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Personal Autonomy, Correlation, Educational Environment
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Mendoza, Norman B.; King, Ronnel B. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2022
Work avoidance goals, which refer to wanting to do as little as possible in school, are detrimental to school success. Given its maladaptive nature, studies have investigated the antecedents of work avoidance, such as the role of personal characteristics and social-contextual factors. The influence of one's classmates, however, remains…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Student Characteristics, Adolescents, Social Influences
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Chiu, Mei-Shiu – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2021
This study aims to investigate gender differences in effective parenting strategies for adolescent mathematics achievement growth, taking into account socioeconomic status (SES), based on a bioecological model. Latent growth curve modeling examines longitudinal data (n = 4163) from the Taiwan Education Panel Survey. The analysis reveals that…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Parenting Styles, Fathers, Mothers
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Grazia, Valentina; Mameli, Consuelo; Molinari, Luisa – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2021
In this study, we adopted a person-oriented approach to (a) identify latent profiles of adolescents characterized by unique patterns of perceived teacher autonomy support and student agency, (b) investigate whether perceived interpersonal justice can predict profile membership and (c) compare different profiles in relation to personal…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Personal Autonomy, Teacher Student Relationship, Secondary School Teachers
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Bakadorova, Olga; Lazarides, Rebecca; Raufelder, Diana – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
While school self-concept is an important facilitator of a student's school engagement, previous studies rarely investigated whether it may also explain the change in students' school engagement during secondary school. Moreover, as social relations play an increasingly important role in adolescence, the current research distinguishes between the…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Participation, Self Concept, Social Influences
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De Carvalho, Eloise; Skipper, Yvonne – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2019
A common perception of home education is that despite potential beneficial educational outcomes, children who are home educated lack social experiences and therefore show poor social development. However, previous research in this area suggests that home educated children demonstrate a range of age-appropriate social skills. This research has…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Adolescents, Parent Child Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Selvik, Sabreen; Raaheim, Arild; Øverlien, Carolina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Numerous children around the world are forced to make multiple moves with their mothers in and out of refuges for abused women. Each time, they experience a sudden upheaval of their familiar environment. For these children, domestic violence and flight from violence is not an isolated event but part of their upbringing. Few statistics and little…
Descriptors: Children, Mothers, Family Violence, Emergency Shelters
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Byrne, Hollie; Dooley, Barbara; Fitzgerald, Amanda; Dolphin, Louise – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2016
The aim of the present research was to examine adolescents' definitions of bullying in a nationally representative sample of adolescents in Ireland. Definitions of bullying were examined according to age, gender, and bullying experiences. A sample of 4358 adolescents aged 12-19 years (M = 14.99 years, SD = 1.63) provided their definitions of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Bullying, Sample Size, Foreign Countries
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Margraf, Hannah; Pinquart, Martin – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2016
Individuals with emotional and behavioral disturbances (EBD) and those attending special schools tend to have poorer adult outcomes than adolescents without EBD and peers from regular schools. Using a four-group comparison (students with or without EBD from special schools and students with or without EBD from regular schools), the present study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Addictive Behavior, Student Behavior
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Costa, Ana; Faria, Luísa – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2016
This study examines the developmental trajectories of ability and trait emotional intelligence (EI) in the Portuguese secondary school. Within a three-wave longitudinal design, 395 students (M[subscript age] = 15.4; SD = 0.74) completed both the Emotional Skills and Competence Questionnaire (ESCQ) and the Vocabulary of Emotions Test (VET). Results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Emotional Intelligence, Longitudinal Studies
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García-Fernández, José M.; Inglés, Cándido J.; Suriá, Raquel; Martín, Nelly Lagos-San; Gonzálvez-Maciá, Carolina; Aparisi, David; Martínez-Monteagudo, Mari C. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2015
In the last few years, one of the lines of research of great interest in the field of emotional intelligence (EI) has been the analysis of the role of emotions in the educational context and, in particular, their influence on learning strategies. The aims of this study are to identify the existence of different EI profiles and to determine…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, Profiles
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Bakadorova, Olga; Raufelder, Diana – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2014
It is now well known that adolescence is frequently marked by a decline in students' achievement motivation, which in turn is often associated with a decline in individual school self-concept. Less is known about the mediating role of socio-motivational support in the association between individual school self-concept and achievement motivation.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Student Motivation, Self Concept
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Graça, João; Calheiros, Maria Manuela; Barata, Maria Clara – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
Younger generations are increasingly questioning the legitimacy of teachers. However, evidence concerning classroom authority and the many factors that shape it tend to disregard the complexity and dynamics of the relationship between the teacher and the student. This paper aims to contribute to further unfold and understand this topic.…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Power Structure, Teacher Role, Student Role
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Rasmussen, Martin; Laumann, Karin – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
This review examines the psychological benefits exercise is connected to in healthy children and adolescents. Studies on the effect of exercise on academic performance, self-esteem, emotions, and mood were examined. Academic performance is found to be maintained when normal academic classes are reduced and replaced by an increase in exercise,…
Descriptors: Child Health, Health Behavior, Exercise, Physical Activity Level
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Smrtnik Vitulic, Helena; Zupancic, Maja – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
The study investigated the predictive value of robust and specific personality traits in adolescents (M[subscript age]?=?14.7 years), in explaining their academic achievement at the end of basic compulsory schooling. Personality data were obtained through self, maternal, and peer reports using the Inventory of Child/Adolescent Individual…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Adolescents, Academic Achievement, Compulsory Education
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