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Conference Paper: Improving the social skills of average and high-ability Primary 1 students in Hong Kong: parents as trainers

TitleImproving the social skills of average and high-ability Primary 1 students in Hong Kong: parents as trainers
Authors
KeywordsSocial competence
High ability children
Parent education
Play
Hong Kong
Issue Date2013
PublisherEducation Faculty, The University of Hong Kong.
Citation
The 2013-2014 Postgraduate Research Conference (PRC), Education Faculty, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 7 December 2013. In Programme & Abstracts Book, 2013, p. 19 How to Cite?
AbstractThe research resulted from the perceived needs for face-to-face interactions and parent involvement in developing young children’s social competence. Studies of such school-wide social programmes, with the inclusion of parents as trainers, and their applications with high-ability children in Hong Kong are rare. This study evaluated a social skills programme which has been implemented in the target primary school since 2006. In order to promote parents’ ownership of the programme, parent-trainers were teamed with new parent-volunteers to conduct eight cycles of intervention. Participants were 122 Primary 1 students (age range: 5.67 - 6.75 years) in the target school and the control group comprised 136 students from a comparable school. Raven’s Progressive Matrices was used to identify high- and average- ability. In order to ...
DescriptionResearch Report
Chairperson: Dr MT Yuen
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/209602

 

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dc.contributor.authorLiu, SSH-
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-07T01:36:16Z-
dc.date.available2015-05-07T01:36:16Z-
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.identifier.citationThe 2013-2014 Postgraduate Research Conference (PRC), Education Faculty, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 7 December 2013. In Programme & Abstracts Book, 2013, p. 19-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/209602-
dc.descriptionResearch Report-
dc.descriptionChairperson: Dr MT Yuen-
dc.description.abstractThe research resulted from the perceived needs for face-to-face interactions and parent involvement in developing young children’s social competence. Studies of such school-wide social programmes, with the inclusion of parents as trainers, and their applications with high-ability children in Hong Kong are rare. This study evaluated a social skills programme which has been implemented in the target primary school since 2006. In order to promote parents’ ownership of the programme, parent-trainers were teamed with new parent-volunteers to conduct eight cycles of intervention. Participants were 122 Primary 1 students (age range: 5.67 - 6.75 years) in the target school and the control group comprised 136 students from a comparable school. Raven’s Progressive Matrices was used to identify high- and average- ability. In order to ...-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherEducation Faculty, The University of Hong Kong.-
dc.relation.ispartofFaculty of Educattion The University of Hong Kong Postgraduate Research Conference 2013-2014-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.subjectSocial competence-
dc.subjectHigh ability children-
dc.subjectParent education-
dc.subjectPlay-
dc.subjectHong Kong-
dc.titleImproving the social skills of average and high-ability Primary 1 students in Hong Kong: parents as trainers-
dc.typeConference_Paper-
dc.identifier.emailLiu, SSH: sylvialiuhk@yahoo.com.hk-
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-
dc.identifier.spage19-
dc.identifier.epage19-
dc.publisher.placeHong Kong-

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