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How do teachers influence children's emotional development?

Seth-Smith, F.; (2006) How do teachers influence children's emotional development? Doctoral thesis , University of London. Green open access

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Abstract

Children vary in their capacities to interpret other's emotional states and to understand, express and control their own emotional responses. Due to their role as significant adults in children's lives, teachers can be argued to play a critical role in the development of these capacities. A range of findings which support this premise, in educational and psychological literature, suggest that a child's emotional development can be affected by his or her experiences of teachers, both in the classroom and within the whole school environment. Several studies have documented cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between categories of teacher-pupil relationships and child outcomes moreover, in recent years, numerous manualised and non-manualised school programmes posit teachers as active agents in preventative interventions which promote emotional development and emotional regulation. A selection of these is critically reviewed.;Keywords: Child relationship, Teacher, Pupil relationship, Emotional Development, Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Regulation.

Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Title: How do teachers influence children's emotional development?
Identifier: PQ ETD:592368
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Language: English
Additional information: Thesis digitised by ProQuest. Sensitive information has been removed from the ethesis
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Div of Psychology and Lang Sciences > Clinical, Edu and Hlth Psychology
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1445055
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