Transition to school of diverse learners

Petriwskyj, Elizabeth Anne (2010) Transition to school of diverse learners. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis examines the approaches taken by early years teachers in supporting the inclusive school transition of diverse learners. A Thesis by Publication format has been employed, where instead of traditional thesis chapters, scholarly journal articles are presented in an ordered sequence in two sections. The first set of journal articles establishes a synthesis of approaches to diversity and inclusion and to transition to school, in order to set a clear theoretical position arising from the literature. The second set of journal articles reports empirical evidence from three school sites on diversity, inclusion and transition to school, discussed in relation to both the first set of papers and to additional literature. The relationship between these articles, and the methodology used for the theoretical papers, is outlined in linking summaries of the challenges the papers seek to address.

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ID Code: 34410
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)
Supervisor: Thorpe, Karen & Tayler, Collette
Keywords: context, diversity, exceptional, inclusion, pedagogies, readiness, transition
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 08 Sep 2010 06:13
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2011 19:57

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