Publication - Research and analysis

Primary to secondary school transitions: systematic literature review

Published: 12 Feb 2019
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Research
ISBN:
9781787815230

Impact of transitions and the factors that support or hinder a successful transition from primary to secondary school.

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Primary to secondary school transitions: systematic literature review
References

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References

(Introduction and Methodology)

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