Theorising Transition: Shifts and Tensions
This chapter positions transition to school as a key element of young children’s engagement with education. In introducing the content of the following chapters, we explore shifts in approaches to theorising transition and some of the tensions associated with changing conceptualisations of transition to school. This chapter canvasses the wide variety of theoretical frameworks represented in researching about transition and considers their place within research, policy and practice.
KeywordsCritical Reflection Critical Theory Effective Transition Transition Research Sociocultural Theory
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