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Transitions to School - International Research, Policy and Practice


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About the editors.- About the authors.- Foreword; Wilfried Griebel.- Theorising Transitions: Shifts and Tensions; Sue Dockett, Anne Petriwskyj and Bob Perry.- Building on Bioecological Perspectives.- Reading of Media Accounts of Transition to School in Iceland; Johanna Einarsdottir.- Thinking about Transitions - One Framework or Many? Populating the Theoretical Model over Time; Aline-Wendy Dunlop.- Multiple Influences on Children's Transition to School; Elizabeth Murray.- Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Influences on School Transition; Linda Harrison.- Transition and Adjustment to School; Kay Margetts.- Transitions and Emergent Writers; Noella Mackenzie.- Borderlands, Life Course and Rites of Passage.- Chasms, Bridges and Borderlands: A Transitions Research `Across the Border' from Early Childhood Education to School in New Zealand; Sally Peters.- Transition to School - A Rite of Passage in Life; Anders Garpelin.- A Sociocultural Approach to Children in the Transition from Home to Kindergarten; Mei Seung Lam.- Experienced and Recalled Transition. Starting School as Part of Life History; Tuija Turunen.- Critical Perspectives.- The Relation of Research on Readiness to Research/Practice of Transitions; Elizabeth Graue and June Reineke.- Social Justice Dimensions of Starting School; Bob Perry.- Transition to School: Normative or Relative?; Sue Dockett.- Critical Theory and Inclusive Transitions to School; Anne Petriwskyj.- Connecting Theory, Research, Policy and Practice.- Starting School: Synthesis and Analysis; Amy MacDonald, Wendy Goff, Kathryn Hopps, Cathy Kaplun and Susanne Rogers.- The Wollongong Transition to School Experience: A Big Step for Children, Families and the Community; Tracey Kirk-Downey and Shabnam Hinton.- Transitions, Inclusion and Information Technology; Bronwyn Glass and Margaret Cotman.- Building Connections around Transition: Partnerships and Resources for Inclusion; Marge Arnup.- Research to Policy: Transition to School Position Statement; Sue Dockett and Bob Perry.

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