Conducting Research with young people and developing the MTW Approach - a methodology that grasps young people's perspectives
In this article we present our qualitative mixed-methods methodology that we name the Map-Talk-Walk Approach (MTW Approach). We developed the approach to better grasp young people’s understandings of youth, normality and belonging, which make up the thematic framework of our current youth research. The MTW Approach is based on three...
Eighty Five Years of Paediatric Research in the North East Of Scotland - A Partnership between Children, Teachers and Researchers
There are many common and incurable conditions diagnosed in the elderly, such as dementia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Understanding the earliest signs of these conditions may lead to early interventions aimed at prevention or cure. A challenge to studying the relationship between childhood factors diseases of the elderly...
How to Increase Joy at School? Findings from a Positive-Psychological Intervention at a Northern-Finnish School
Education in the northern region has many concerns, because in many ways, children living in the sparsely-populated North are not in the same position than children in the South. Children’s well-being is one of the main concerns. In this study, a positive psychological theory of well-being (PERMA) was operationalized into...
Supporting the Development and Learning of Children through Personal and Professional Development of Staff
Exploring the concept of community in relation to Early Years practice