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    Performing against the odds: developmental trajectories of children in the EPPSE 3 to 16 study

    Siraj-Blatchford, I. and Mayo, A. and Melhuish, Edward C. and Taggart, B. and Sammons, P. and Sylva, K. (2011) Performing against the odds: developmental trajectories of children in the EPPSE 3 to 16 study. Project Report. Department For Education, London, UK.

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    Abstract

    The Effective Pre-School, Primary and Secondary Education (EPPSE 3 to 16) research project is a large scale, longitudinal, mixed-methods research that is following the progress of 3,000 children since 1997 from the age of 3- to 16-years-old. A focus for EPPSE has been the extent to which pre-school, compulsory education and children’s home learning experiences (HLE) can reduce inequality. Earlier EPPSE found that what parents did with their children was important in terms of the children’s outcomes, not simply ‘who they were’ in terms of social class and income. Following a pilot study with disadvantaged children who were ‘succeeding against the odds’ towards the end of primary school, this study provides in-depth exploration and explanation of how risks and protective factors in the lives of children shape their learning life-courses, and why they lead to academic resilience for some but not for others.

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    Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
    Additional Information: Research Report DFE-RB128, ISBN: 9781847759351
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Research Centre: Children, Families and Social Issues, Institute for the Study of
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2013 08:42
    Last Modified: 05 Dec 2016 11:52
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/7490

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