Upcoming Growing Up in Ireland Events

Upcoming Growing Up in Ireland Events

Growing Up in Ireland Annual Research Conference 2017

This year’s conference will be held in Croke Park on November 7th.  Further details available on the conferences page.

Launch of the new Growing Up in Ireland report:

OFF TO A GOOD START? PRIMARY SCHOOL EXPERIENCES AND THE TRANSITION TO SECOND-LEVEL EDUCATION

The report by Professor Emer Smyth was launched by Dr Katherine Zappone, T.D., Minister for Children and Youth Affairs on October 19th 2017 in the ESRI.

The transition to second-level education has been identified as a major landmark in young people’s lives: moving to a new school involves exposure to new teachers and ways of learning, as well as a new peer group. This report draws on Growing Up in Ireland data collected when children were 9 and subsequently 13 to explore the factors shaping their experiences of the transition period.

The publication is available to download – here. 

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