Ten ways to prevent school refusal
Are you struggling with getting your child to school? Here is some advice on what you should do as a parent – and what you should not do.
University-school partnership as arrangements in policy implementation
Findings suggest that to achieve a joint understanding of roles, focus and work in the partnerships based on the schools’ needs and scholars’ competence was crucial.
Bullying victims’ perceptions of classroom interactions
Findings indicate the importance of classroom interaction and peer relationships for bully victims, and the need to create positive teacher-student and student-student relations.
Students who bully have poor relations with their teachers
Results of a recent study conducted by Professor Sigrun K. Ertesvåg indicate that students who bully perceive poor teacher support and monitoring from their teachers, compared to students who do not engage in bullying.
- Schools depend on strong leadership
There are virtually no examples of schools that have been able to change a negative development without strong leadership, says Tonje Constance Oterkiil, university lector at the Norwegian Centre for Learning Environment and Behavioural Research in Education.
Girls are better than boys are at regulating their own behaviour
Girls with wealthy and highly educated parents score the highest on self-regulation tests. Researchers believe boys and girls may be given unequal attention - both by parents and day care staff.
Children's emotions in pictures
Small children have the ability to express difficult emotions after a relationship breakdown through the use of pictures and books, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Stavanger.