Raising Attainment

Hiett, Sandra (2017) Raising Attainment. NASEN Connect (2). pp. 39-41.

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Abstract

Theta Group is a new initiative developed by A Quiet Place (AQP) for children for whom social and emotional barriers have a detrimental impact upon their academic achievement in school. Over a six week period research found that children attending the Theta Group increased their motivation for learning in school by 26% and their achievement in Maths and English improved by 18%. Continuous tracking of children’s progress over the school year has demonstrated sustained improvements in children’s attainment, their ability to self-manage emotions and to socialise more effectively in school and at home.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information and Comments: This publication is a short article in nasen connect, a professional magazine with a target audience of teachers with a professional interest in Special Educational Needs. This article was based upon 18 months research at a primary school in Speke, Liverpool from 2014 - 2016.
Keywords: therapeutic, A Quiet Place, theta, attainment, emotional intelligence
Faculty / Department: Faculty of Education > Teacher Education
Depositing User: Sandra Hiett
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2018 15:04
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2018 15:04
URI: http://hira.hope.ac.uk/id/eprint/2423

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