Dockett, Sue

Families and Transition to School

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Table of contents

1. Transition to School: A Family Affair
Sue Dockett, Wilfried Griebel, Bob Perry

Part I. Experiences and Expectations of Families as Children Start School

2. Transition to Being Parents of a School-Child: Parental Perspective on Coping of Parents and Child Nine Months After School Start
Wilfried Griebel, Andreas Wildgruber, Andrea Schuster, Julia Radan

3. Giving Voice to Families from Immigrant and Refugee Backgrounds During Transition to School
Katey Gioia

4. Hope, Despair and Everything in Between – Parental Expectations of Educational Transition for Young Children with Intellectual Disability
Jenny Wilder, Anne Lillvist

5. ‘Everybody Has Got Their Own Story’: Urban Aboriginal Families and the Transition to School
Catherine Kaplun, Rebekah Grace, Jenny Knight, Jane Anderson, Natasha West, Holly Mack, Elizabeth Comino, Lynn Kemp

Part II. Resources Families Bring to Transition to School

6. Primary School Choice and the ‘Good’ Mother: Balancing Complex Support Needs and Responsibility
Sue Dockett, Bob Perry

7. Connected Dynamics: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives on Family Life and the Transition to School
Dominik Krinninger, Marc Schulz

8. ‘I Had a Grandfather Who Taught Me Everything’: Grandparents as Family Capital in Transition to School
Tuija A. Turunen, Bob Perry

9. School Choice and Parent Involvement Among Australian Children Starting School
Graham Daniel, Cen Wang, Elizabeth Murray, Linda J. Harrison

Part III. Parent and System Perspectives on Transition to School

10. Parents’ Emotional and Academic Attitudes Towards Children’s Transition to Preschool Class – Dimensions of School Readiness and Continuity
Helena Ackesjö

11. Transition to School from the Perspective of the Girls’ and Boys’ Parents
Anna Kienig

12. Are We All Talking the Same Language? Parents, Practitioners and Teachers Preparing Children to Start School
Karen Wickett

Part IV. Relationships and Collaboration

13. Preparing to Start School: Parent and Early Childhood Educator Narratives
Joanne S. Lehrer, Nathalie Bigras, Isabelle Laurin

14. Partnering in the Periphery
Wendy Goff

15. The Transition to Primary School as a Challenge for Parents
Petra Hanke, Johanna Backhaus, Andrea Bogatz, Majdah Dogan

16. Partnerships or Relationships: The Perspectives of Families and Educators
Susanne Rogers, Sue Dockett, Bob Perry

17. Families and Transition: Transition and Families
Sue Dockett

Keywords: Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy and Politics, Schools and Schooling, International and Comparative Education

Publication year
International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Development
Page amount
15 pages
Upbringing, Education
Printed ISBN

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