publication . Article . 2012

Children’s social behaviour, language and literacy in early years

Hartas, Dimitra;
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  • Published: 21 May 2012 Journal: Oxford Review of Education, volume 38, pages 357-376 (issn: 0305-4985, eissn: 1465-3915, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United Kingdom
Using a longitudinal, UK representative sample from the Millennium Cohort Study, the present study examined longitudinal variations in parent ratings of child social, emotional and behavioural difficulties and prosocial behaviour (preschool to end of Key Stage 1); the magnitude of parent-teacher agreement regarding behaviour ratings; and concurrent relationships between behaviour and language and literacy at the end of the Key Stage 1. The findings showed significant downward trends in ratings of young children’s social and behavioural difficulties and an increase in ratings of prosocial behaviour over the 3-7 years period. Ratings of emotional difficulties rema...
free text keywords: Education, Developmental psychology, Prosocial behavior, Social psychology, Literacy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Pedagogy, Psychology, Social behaviour, Millennium Cohort Study (United States), HQ
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publication . Article . 2012

Children’s social behaviour, language and literacy in early years

Hartas, Dimitra;