As part of our collaboration with the National College for Teaching and Leadership, we have made some of our training materials available.
- Impact Evaluation of the Attachment Aware Schools Pilot Project Phase 1 - Stoke on Trent and Bath and Northeast Somerset Virtual Schools
- Impact Evaluation Report: Attachment Aware Schools Pilot Project Stoke Virtual School
- Impact Evaluation Report - Bath and Northeast Somerset
- The Leicestershire Virtual School’s Attachment Aware Schools Programme - Evaluation Report
- Evaluation of the Attachment Aware Schools programme - Final Report
Brighter Futures and Bath Primary partnership
- Dr. Rebecca McGuire-Snieckus and Dr. Janet Rose, Brighter Futures and Bath Primary Partnership: an early intervention project to improve outcomes for vulnerable children. Presentation.
- Brighter Futures and Bath Primary Partnership: Attachment Aware Independent Impact - Evaluation Report
- Baby Bonds - Parenting, attachment and a secure base for children - This report commissioned by the Sutton Trust reviews international studies of attachment to uncover the effect emotional bonds with parents have on a baby's future outcomes.
- They never give up on you. Office of the Children's Commissioner, School Exclusions inquiry.
- Connor, M. and Russell, R. (2004) Identifying the Incidence of Psychological Trauma and Post-Trauma Symptoms in Children, A Survey of Three Clackmannanshire Schools. Clackmannanshire Council Psychological Service.
- Dann, R. (2011) Look out! ‘Looked after’! Look here! Supporting ‘looked after’ and adopted children in the primary classroom. Education 3-13: International Journal of Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education, 39(5), pp. 455-465.
- Furnivall J., McKenna M., McFarlane S. and Grant E. (2012) Attachment Matters for All - An Attachment Mapping Exercise for Children’s Services in Scotland, Centre for excellence for looked after children in Scotland. Strathclyde.
Key government reports
- Department for Education ‘Mental health and behaviour in schools: departmental advice‘ - first published in June 2014 and subsequently updated, this also includes a specific reference to attachment issues
- House of Commons Health Committee (2014) ‘Children’s and adolescents’ mental health and CAMHS’ - recommended in November 2014 that awareness of mental health issues, child development and their implications should be a mandatory part of initial teacher training and continuing professional development
- Department of Health (2015) ‘Future in Mind’, published in March 2015, referred to the importance of whole school approaches to promoting mental health and wellbeing, with specific reference to vulnerable groups
- Department for Education and Department of Health (2015) ‘Promoting the health and well-being of looked after children: statutory guidance’, published in May 2015, this made specific reference to attachment aware schools
- National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – NICE (2015) ‘Children’s attachment: attachment in children and young people who are adopted from care, in care or at high risk of going into care’, published in November 2015, this makes specific reference to attachment issues in schools
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- Allen. G. (2011) Early intervention: the next steps: an independent report to HM Government. London: The Cabinet Office. Ansari, D.,Coch, D. and De Smedt, B. (2011) Connecting education and cognitive neuroscience: Where willthe journey take us? Educational Philosophy and Theory, 43(1), 37-42.
- Balbernie, R. (2001) Circuits and circumstances: The neurobiological consequences of early relationship experiences and how they shape later behaviour, Journal of Child Psychotherapy, 27, 237-255.
- Bergin, C. and Bergin, D. (2009) Attachment in the Classroom. Educational Psychology Review, 21, 141-170.
- Bomber, L. (2007) Inside I’m Hurting: Practical Strategies for Supporting Children with Attachment Difficulties in Schools. London: Worth.
- Bowlby, J. (1988) A Secure Base: Parent-Child Attachment and Healthy Human Development. London: Routledge
- C4EO (2010) Narrowing the gap in educational achievement and improving emotional resilience for children and young people with additional needs. London: Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services.
- Cairns K. and Stanway C. (2004) Learn the Child: helping looked after children to learn. London: British Association for Adoption and Fostering.
- Cairns, K. (2006) Attachment, Trauma and Resilience. London: BAAF.
- Chen, F.M., Hsiao, S.L. and Chun, H.L. (2011) The Role of Emotion in Parent-Child Relationships: Children’s Emotionality, Maternal Meta-Emotion, and Children’s Attachment Security. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 21, 403-410.
- Clarke, L., Ungerer, J., Chahoud, K., Johnson, S. and Stiefel, I. (2002) Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is associated with attachment insecurity. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 7.2, 1359-1045.
- Coe, R. (2013) Improving education: A triumph of hope over experience. Durham University: Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring.
- Commodari, E. (2013) Preschool teacher attachment, school readiness and risk of learning difficulties Early Childhood Research Quarterly , 28, 123– 133.
- Cozolino, L. (2013). The social neuroscience of education: Optimizing attachment and learning in the classroom. London: Norton & Co.
- Cunningham, J. N., Kliewer, W. and Garnder, P. W. (2009). Emotion socialization, child emotion understanding and regulation, and adjustment in urban African American families: Differential associations across child gender. Development and Psychopathology, 21, 261-283.
- DoH (2015) Future in mind. Promoting, protecting and improving our children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.
- Davis, H. (2003) Conceptualizing the role and influence of student–teacher relationships on children’s social and cognitive development. Educational Psychologist, 38, 207–234.
- Driscoll, K. and Pianta, R.C. (2010) Banking Time in Head Start: Early efficacy of an intervention designed to promote supportive teacher-child relationships. Early Education and Development, 21.1, 38–27.
- Dunsmore, J. C., Booker, J. A., & Ollendick, T. H. (2012). Parental emotion coaching and child emotion regulation as protective factors for children with oppositional defiant disorder. Social Development, 22, 444–466.
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- Ellis, B.H., Alisic, E., Reiss, A., Dishion, T. and Fisher, P.A. (2014) Emotion Regulation Among Preschoolers on a Continuum of Risk: The Role of Maternal Emotion Coaching. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23,965–974
- Ferguson, G. and Takane, Y. (1989) Statistical Analysis in Psychology and Education. New York: McGraw-Hill
- Fullan, M. (2005) Leadership & sustainability: Systems thinkers in action. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press
- Furnivall, J., McKenna, M., McFarlane, S. and Grant, E. (2012) Attachment Matters for All – An Attachment Mapping Exercise for Children’s Services in Scotland. Centre for Excellence in Looked After Children in Scotland
- Geddes, H. (2006) Attachment in the Classroom. The links between children’s early emotional wellbeing and performance in school. London: Worth
- Gilbert, L., Gus, L. and Rose, J. (2021) Emotion Coaching with Children and Young People in Schools: Promoting Positive Behaviour, Wellbeing and Resilience. London: Jessica Kingsley.
- Gilbert, L., Rose, J. and McGuire-Sniekus, R. (2014) Promoting children’s well-being and sustainable citizenship through emotion coaching. In Thomas, M. (Ed), A Child’s World: Working together for a better future. Aberystwyth: Aberystwyth Press
- Goodman, R. (2001) Psychometric properties of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire. Journal of the American Academy of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatry, 40 (11), 1337-1345
- Gottman, J., Katz, L. and Hooven, C. (1996) Parental Meta-Emotion Philosophy and the Emotional Life of Families: Theoretical Models and Preliminary Data. Journal of Family Psychology, 10 (3) 243-268
- Gottman, J.M. et al. (1997) Meta-emotion: how families communicate emotionally. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
- Greenhalgh, P. (1994) Emotional Growth and Learning. London: Routledge
- Gus, L., Rose, J. and Gilbert, L. (2015) Emotion Coaching: a universal strategy for supporting and promoting sustainable emotional and behavioural well-being. Journal of Educational and Child Psychology, 32.1, 31-41
- Hart, R. (2010) Classroom behaviour management: Educational psychologists’ views on effective practice. Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, 15, 353–371
- Havighurst, S. S., Wilson, K. R., Harley, A. E., and Prior, M. R. (2009) Tuning in to Kids: An emotion-focused parenting program – initial findings from a community trial. Journal of Community Psychology, 37, 1008-1023
- Havighurst, S. S., Wilson, K. R., Harley, A. E., Kehoe, C., Efron, D. and Prior, M. R. (2012) Tuning into kids:Reducing young children’s behaviour problems using an emotion coaching parenting program. Journal of Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 43, 247-264
- Havighurst, S. S., Wilson, K. R., Harley, A. E., Prior, M. R. and Kehoe, C. (2010) Tuning in to kids: Improving emotion socialization practices in parents of preschool children – findings from a community trial. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51, 1342-1350
- Holmes J (1993) John Bowlby and attachment theory. London: Routledge
- Howard-Jones, P. (2014) Evolutionary perspectives on mind, brain and education. Mind, Brain and Education, 8, 21-32
- Hruby, G. (2012) Three requirements for justifying an educational neuroscience. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 82, 1-23
- Katz, L.F., Maliken, A. C. and Stettler, N. M. (2012) Parental Meta-Emotion Philosophy: A Review of Research and Theoretical Framework. Child Development Perspectives, 6.4, 417-422
- Katz, L.F., Hunter, E. and Klowden, A. (2008) Intimate partner violence and children’s reaction to peer provocation; The moderating role of emotion coaching. Journal of Family Psychology, 22.4, 614-21
- Katz, L.F. and Windecker-Nelson, B. (2004) Parental meta-emotion philosophy in families with conduct problem children: Links with peer relations. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 32.4, 385-98
- Katz, L.F. and Hunter, E.C. (2007). Maternal meta-emotion philosophy and adolescent depressive symptomatology. Social Development, 16, 343–360
- Kehoe, C., Havighurst, S. and Harley, A. (2014) Tuning in to Teens: Improving Parent Emotion Socialization to Reduce Youth Internalizing Difficulties. Social Devlopment, 23 (2), 413-431
- Kennedy, B.L. (2008) Educating students with insecure attachment histories: toward an interdisciplinary theoretical framework. Pastoral Care in Education, 26(4), 211-230
- Kennedy, J.H. and Kennedy, C.E. (2004) Attachment Theory: Implications for school psychology. Psychology in the Schools, 41(2), 247-259
- Kohlrieser, G. (2012) Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership. San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons.
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- Marmot, M. (2010). Fair society, healthy lives. The Marmot review Executive Summary. London: The Marmot Review
- Meltzer, H., Gatward, R., Goodman, R. and Ford, F. (2000) Mental health of children and adolescents in Great Britain. London: The Stationery Office
- Mertens, D. M. (2010) Research and Evaluation in Education and Psychology: Integrating Diversity with Quantitative, Qualitative and Mixed Methods, 3rd Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
- Miles, M. B. and Huberman, A. M. (1994) Qualitative Data Analysis (2nd Ed) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
- Moss, E., and St-Laurent, D. (2001) Attachment at school age and academic performance. Developmental Psychology, 37, 863-874
- Murphy, J., Havighurst, S. and Kehoe, C. (forthcoming) ‘Trauma-focused Tuning in to Kids’, Journal of Traumatic Stress. Nagel, M. (2009) Mind the Mind: Understanding the links between stress, emotional well-being and learning in educational contexts. International Journal of Learning, 16(2), 33-42
- NICE (2015) Children’s attachment: attachment in children and young people who are adopted from care, in care or at high risk of going into care. NICE Guidelines (NG26).
- NSCDC (2012) The Science of neglect: The persistent absence of responsive care disrupts the developing brain: working paper 12. [Online].
- Matthews, B. (2006) Engaging Education: Developing Emotional Literacy, Equity and Co-education. Berkshire: Open UP
- O’Connor, M. and Russell, A. (2004) Identifying the incidence of psychological trauma and post-trauma symptoms in children. Clackmannanshire: Clackmannanshire Council Psychological Service
- Parker, R., Rose, J. and Gilbert, L. (2016) Attachment Aware Schools – an alternative to the behaviourist paradigm. In Noddings, N. and Lees, H. (Eds) The International Handbook of Alternative Education. London: Palgrave
- Pianta, R. C. (Ed.) (1992) Beyond the parent: The role of other adults in children’s lives. San Francisco: Jossey Bass
- Porges, S. W. (2011) The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology). New York: Norton & Company
- Riley, P. (2009) An adult attachment perspective on the student-teacher relationship and classroom management difficulties. Teaching and Teacher Education, 25, 626-635
- Rose, J. (2015) Attachment Aware Schools – preliminary pilot findings. Institute for Recovery from Child Trauma, Best Practice Forum. House of Lords, May 2014
- Rose, J. and McGuire-Snieckus, R. (2014) Independent Impact Evaluation Report Brighter Futures and Bath Primary Partnership: an early intervention project to improve outcomes for vulnerable children. Bath: Institute for Education, Bath Spa University
- Rose, J., McGuire-Snieckus, R. and Wood, F. (2015a) Independent Impact Evaluation Report of Brighter Futures Nurture Outreach Service. Bath: Institute for Education, Bath Spa University
- Rose, J. McGuire-Sniekus, R. and Gilbert, L., (2015b) Emotion coaching – A strategy for promoting behavioural self-regulation in children/young people in schools: A pilot study. European Journal of Social and Behavioural Sciences, 13, 1766-1790
- Rose, J Gilbert, L., McGuire-Snieckus, R. and Wood, F. (forthcoming) Attachment Aware Schools: A pilot study. Rose, J., McGuire-Snieckus, R. and Gilbert, L. (2016) Attachment Aware Schools: A pilot study. Paper presented at the American Education Research Association Conference, Washington DC, April 2016
- Rose, J., Gilbert, L. and Smith, H. (2012) Affective teaching and the affective dimensions of learning. In Ward, S. (Ed.), A pupil’s guide to education studies. London: Routledge.
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- Sebba, J., Berridge, D., Luke, N., Fletcher, J., Bell, K., Strand, S., Thomas, S., Sinclair, I. and O’Higgins, A. (2015) The Educational Progress of Looked After Children in England: Linking Care and Educational Data. Oxford: Rees Centre
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- Shortt, J.W., Stoolmiller, M., Smith-Shine, J. N., Eddy, J. M. and Sheeber, L. (2010) Maternal emotion coaching, adolescent anger regulation, and siblings’ externalizing symptoms. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51.7, 799-808
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- Wetz, J.(2009) Urban Village Schools - putting relationships at the heart of secondary school organisation and design London: Callouste Gulbenkian Foundation
- Wilson, B.J., Berg, J.L., Surawski, M.E. and King, K.K. (2013) Autism and externalizing behaviours: Buffering effects of parental emotion coaching. Research in Austism Spectrum Disorders, 7, 767-776