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Contemporary School Psychology

, Volume 22, Issue 3, pp 207–212 | Cite as

Predictors and Consequences of Academic Buoyancy: a Review of Literature with Implications for Educational Psychological Research and Practice

  • Jesus Alfonso D. Datu
  • Mantak Yuen
Systematic Review
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Abstract

Existing studies have focused on examining how academic buoyancy or the ability to cope with day-to-day challenges in school may be linked to academic functioning. This review article reported the current state of the academic buoyancy literature in the educational contexts. Findings from previous investigations on the theorizing, measurement, predictors, and consequences of academic buoyancy are summarized. Research gaps are also identified to proposed future research directions. Results on the association of academic buoyancy with positive academic functioning and well-being outcomes are used to draw practical implications for school psychologists and guidance counselors in the school settings.

Keywords

Academic buoyancy Academic achievement Engagement Resilience Well-being 

Notes

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Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.

Informed Consent

As the present manuscript is a review article, we did not need to prepare informed consent forms.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Special Education and CounsellingThe Education University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  2. 2.Centre for Advancement in Inclusive and Special EducationThe University of Hong KongHong KongChina

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