• Corpus ID: 146503424

Do primary school children's career aspirations matter? The relationship between family poverty, career aspirations, and emotional and behavioural problems

@inproceedings{Flouri2012DoPS,
  title={Do primary school children's career aspirations matter? The relationship between family poverty, career aspirations, and emotional and behavioural problems},
  author={Eirini Flouri and Constantina Panourgia},
  year={2012}
}
The association between family poverty and children’s emotional (internalising) and behavioural (externalising) problems is well-established. In this study we extended previous research by examining the role of young children’s career aspirations in the association between family poverty and internalising and externalising problems. Using data from the UK’s Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), we tested a path model linking family poverty and maternal qualifications (as a proxy for family-level human… 

Tables from this paper

The role of aspirations in young children's emotional and behavioural problems

Using data from a large UK cohort (n = 11,656), we investigated the determinants of 7-year-old children's aspirations, and the role of these aspirations in emotional and behavioural problems, as

Socioeconomic disadvantage and children’s emotional and behavioural problems: the role of early aspirations

TLDR
Both girls and particularly boys with apparently more intrinsic aspirations had more peer problems, and the association between hyperactivity and disadvantage was attenuated among children aspiring to more feminised jobs.

The educational aspirations and psychological well-being of adopted young people in the UK

Much is hypothesised but little is known about the effects of early adversity on school experience, academic attainment and career aspiration for children and young people adopted from care. Drawing

Children's aspirations and emotional and behavioural problems

Life stage is important in the development of aspirations. Compared to adolescents, children’s aspirations are characterised as ambitious and unrealistic, and have rarely been considered. Aspirations

Spheres of influence: what shapes young people’s aspirations at age 12/13 and what are the implications for education policy?

Young people’s aspirations remain an enduring focus of education policy interest and concern. Drawing on data from an ongoing five-year study of young people’s science and career aspirations (age

Through the eyes of children: Exploring Grade 7 career aspirations

TLDR
There is a need to explore learners’ career aspirations from an early age in order to expose them to various career choices in the constantly changing world of work.

Fantasy, unrealistic and uncertain aspirations and children’s emotional and behavioural adjustment in primary school

TLDR
Most children in the UK’s Millennium Cohort Study had occupational aspirations, suggesting that at age 7, children already envisage future careers, and those who aspired to non-rare occupations had more emotional and peer problems.

Innovation in Career-Related Learning: Starting Early in Primary Schools

Career development is a process that starts early in childhood. At the heart of this process is the need for robust evidence on how innovative career-related learning (CRL) in primary schools can

Who Aspires to a Science Career? A comparison of survey responses from primary and secondary school students

There is broad international agreement about the importance of increasing participation in science once it is no longer compulsory in school, particularly among groups who have been historically

“You can be anything you want”: An exploration of children’s perceptions of gender-typed occupations using a story-completion method.

Occupational segregation recognises that some occupations have a higher percentage of men, whilst others have a higher percentage of women. This has important implications for childhood development,

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 44 REFERENCES

Poverty, Maternal Depression, Family Status and Children's Cognitive and Behavioural Development in Early Childhood: A Longitudinal Study

Abstract Improving children's lives is high on the UK policy agenda. In this study for a recent birth cohort of UK children we examine how three aspects of parental resources – income, mother's

Family processes as pathways from income to young children's development.

TLDR
Family income was associated with child outcomes; the provision of stimulating experiences in the home mediated the relation between family income and both children's outcomes; maternal emotional distress and parenting practices mediated the relationship between income and children's behavior problems.

Self-efficacy beliefs as shapers of children's aspirations and career trajectories.

TLDR
A structural model of the network of sociocognitive influences that shape children's career aspirations and trajectories is tested andalyses of gender differences reveal that perceived occupational self-efficacy predicts traditionality of career choice.

Occupational choice, socio‐economic status and educational attainment: a study of the occupational choices and destinations of young people in the British Household Panel Survey

The article considers young people's occupational choices at the age of 15 in relation to their educational attainment, the occupations of their parents and their actual occupations when they are in

Duration and developmental timing of poverty and children's cognitive and social development from birth through third grade.

TLDR
Mediational analyses indicated that poverty was linked to child outcomes in part through less positive parenting, and any experience of poverty was associated with less favorable family situations and child outcomes than never being poor.

Assessment of child problem behaviors by multiple informants: a longitudinal study from preschool to school entry.

TLDR
Findings support the value of multi-informant assessment, uphold calls to include fathers in childhood research, and suggest that examiners provide valid, though non-unique assessment data.

Nurse or Mechanic? Explaining Sex-Typed Occupational Aspirations amongst Children

There is a high degree of sex-typing in young children's occupational aspirations and this has consequences for adult occupational segregation. Yet we still know surprisingly little about the

Economic deprivation, maternal depression, parenting and children's cognitive and emotional development in early childhood.

TLDR
The analyses derived from Structural Equation Modelling show that economic deprivation and maternal depression separately and collectively diminish the cognitive and emotional well-being of children, and part of this diminution emanates from less nurturing and engaged parenting by those with less economic and emotional resources.

Adolescents' occupational and educational aspirations and expectations: links to high school activities and adult educational attainment.

TLDR
In multiple regression analyses, future-oriented cognitions predicted adult educational attainment; follow-up analyses indicated that the effect of adolescents' expectations was partially mediated by participation in extracurricular activities.