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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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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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Garcia-Ruiz, Marta; Rodrigo, Maria Jose; Hernandez-Cabrera, Juan Andres; Maiquez, Maria Luisa; Dekovic, Maja – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
The aims of the study were: (1) to examine whether adolescents' attachment and the perceived quality of the communication with their parents relate to effective resolution of parent-child conflicts and (2) to determine whether the pattern of associations changes with adolescents' gender and age. The sample consisted of 295 adolescents who filled…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attachment Behavior, Parent Child Relationship, Conflict
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Mota, Catarina Pinheiro; Matos, Paula Mena – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
This study analyzes the contribution of peer attachment in predicting active coping and self-esteem in a sample of 109 institutionalized adolescents. It also explores the mediating role of social skills in the association between peer attachment, coping, and self-esteem. Structural equation modeling identified a model able to predict a positive…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attachment Behavior, Coping, Structural Equation Models
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Bask, Miia; Salmela-Aro, Katariina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
This paper examines the development of school burnout among Finnish youth aged 16-18, specifically with regard to the following three components: a cynical attitude toward the school, feelings of inadequacy as a student, and exhaustion at school. There is evidence of an increase in all three components over time, but only among students on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Burnout, Dropouts, Adolescents
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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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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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Darnon, Celine; Buchs, Celine; Desbar, Delphine – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2012
Can teenagers' self-efficacy be improved in a short time? Previous research has shown the positive effect of cooperative learning methods, including "jigsaw classrooms" (Aronson and Patnoe, 1997), on various outcomes (e.g., the liking of school, self-esteem, and reduction of prejudices). The present practice report investigated the effects of…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Cooperative Learning, Educational Experience, Vocational Education
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