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 to explore the factors shaping their experiences of the transition period.
Research Area:Education Date of Publication: October 19, 2017 Publisher: ESRI and Department of Children and Youth Affairs Place of Publication: Dublin
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