Educational Transitions and well-being

This includes transitions at every educational stage and across stages from home to University including those of learners with Additional Support Needs and international learners, their families and professionals.

Multiple and multi-dimensional transitions: Understanding the life transitions of young adults cared for by CHAS and the impact on their parents, siblings and professionals

This study aimed to gain a clear understanding of the life transitions of young adults with life limiting conditions as they move to adulthood, as well as the impact of the young adult’s life transitions and choices on significant others (namely families, professionals) and vice versa. The study was longitudinal with methodological and source triangulation. Data were collected from 12 young adults, 10 family members and 11 professionals. Please access the Executive Summary for more information and contact Divya Jindal-Snape (d.jindalsnape...

  • Funding/Funder: Children's Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS)

MindJump Health and Well?being Programme: Evaluation and Development

This small-scale project set out to provide an independent evaluation of a recently developed health and well-being programme, MindJump, targeted at primary aged children. One class in each of two schools in the same local authority took part in the project. Staff were given training in the programme by the company director of MindJump. For a number of practical reasons, programme delivery in the classrooms was restricted to a few weeks towards the end of the summer term. Despite the short period of implementation, there was evidence of impact ...

  • Funding/Funder: Scottish Funding Council Innovation Voucher scheme

Transitions through Education

Dr Beth Hannah and Professor Divya Jindal-Snape are guest editors of a Research Topic for the journal Frontiers in Education. Frontiers journals cover more than 600 academic disciplines. The idea behind the Research Topic concept is that of bringing together a selection of peer-reviewed articles around a related theme. This collection of articles aims to address key gaps in educational transitions research literature, leading to new perspectives and the identification of recommendations for further research, policy and practice. The call is ope...

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IDEAL-GAME: Improving didactics, education and learning in higher education with the Online Serious Game Creator

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The ERASMUS+ project IDEAL-GAME is a strategic partnership in the field of higher education. The main aim of this project is to foster teaching and learning in higher education institution by integration of innovative digital applications. As part of the project, the partners are developing an online game development tool for serious games. A kick-off meeting was conducted on 8 - 10 December 2020 with partners to discuss the aim's of the project. This IDEAL GAME-Tool will allow learners to play different types of small serious games that can b...

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