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Transitions - further reading

  • Alton-Lee, A. (2003). Quality teaching for diverse students in schooling: Best evidence synthesis. Wellington, Ministry of Education.
  • Biddulph, F., Biddulph, J. and Biddulph, C (2003). The complexity of community and family influences on children's achievement in New Zealand: Best evidence synthesis. Wellington, Ministry of Education.
  • Bulkeley, J., and Fabian, H. (2006). Well-being and belonging during early education transitions. International Journal of Transitions in Childhood, 2, 18-30.
  • Cullen, J. (1998). Emergent learners: Making the transition to school learning. Childrenz Issues, 2 (1), 30-33.
  • Dockett, S., and Perry, B. (1999). Starting school: what matters for children, parents and educators? Early Childhood and Care, 159, 107-119.
  • Dockett, S., and Perry, B. (2002). Who's ready for what? Young children starting school. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 3(1), 67-89.
  • Fabian, H. and Dunlop, A.W. (2007) (Eds.) Informing transitions in the early years; Research, policy and practice. London: McGraw-Hill.
  • Fabian, H. and Dunlop, A.W. (2002) (Eds.) Transitions in the early years: debating continuity and progression for children in early education. London: Routledge Falmer.
  • Farquhar, S. (2003). Quality teaching early foundations - Best evidence synthesis. Wellington, Childforum Research Network.
  • Howie, L. and Timplerley, H. (2001). Educators responsibilities for providing for effective transitions from early childhood centre to school. Paper presented at the Culture Informs Learning NZARE 2001 Conference, Christchurch.
  • Peters, S. (2002) Teachers perspectives of transition. In H. Fabian, and A. Dunlop (Eds.). Transitions in the Early Years (pp. 87-97). London: Routledge Falmer.
  • Peters, S. (2003). 'I didn't expect to get tons of friends… more each day'. Children's experiences of friendship during the transition to school. Early Years: Journal of International Research and Development, 23, 45-53.
  • Peters, S. (2003) Theoretical approaches to transition. Early Childhood Folio, 7, 9-13.
  • Peters, S. (2005). Making links between learning in early childhood education and school using the key competencies framework. Teachers and curriculum. 8, 9-15.
  • Timperley, H., McNaughton, S., Howie, L. and Robinson, V. (2003). Transitioning children from early childhood education to school: Teacher beliefs and transition practices. Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 32(2), 32–38.