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Einarsdottir Johanna, Perry Bob, Dockett Sue, March 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the use and usefulness of eleven practices that preschool and primary school teachers use in the preparation of children for school in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia and Reykjavik, Iceland
Dockett Sue, Mason Terry, Perry Bob, 2006
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of factors needed from schools and transition programs to support young Australian Aboriginal children's transition to school
Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of research methods used in the Starting School Research Project for studying 4 and 5 year old children?s perspectives on beginning school, including conversational interviews, oral and written journals, drawings, reflections, and…
Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A journal article on parent, teacher, and child attitudes to the transition to school in New South Wales, Australia
Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A survey-based study of Australian parents and teachers' perceptions of factors that are important to young children's successful transition to school, including knowledge, adjustment, skills, attitude, rules, physical characteristics, family…
Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A presentation of the outcomes of an ongoing study in New South Wales (NSW) about what is seen by students, parents, school teachers and prior-to-school educators to be important in children's transition to school
Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, 2002
Reports & Papers
A study commissioned by Australia?s Starting School Research Project of what various stakeholders see as important in children?s transition to school; 284 parents, school teachers, and preschool educators were given a 20 statement questionnaire…
Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of the development of the Guidelines for Effective Transition to School Programs, a framework for developing and evaluating transition programs, implementation examples of each guideline are described
Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of young children?s views of the transition to primary schooling, focusing on their perceptions, experiences, expectations, and their views of rules in the school context, based on interviews of 50 children who had recently started attending…
Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, 1999
Reports & Papers
An examination of perceptions of Australian parents, teachers, and children in various phases of school attendance regarding transition to school
Howard Peter, Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, 1999
Reports & Papers
An overview of the CARES (Children Almost Ready to Enter School) program, which was designed to prepare bilingual children for the transition to kindergarten
Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, Howard Peter, Meckley Alice, 1999
Reports & Papers
A report based on the responses from early childhood educators in both school and prior-to-school settings, and parents who have children recently starting school or preparing to start, comparing data from South Wales-including rural and remote…