Relationships between families’ use of Sure Start Children’s Centres, changes in home learning environments, and preschool behavioural disorders

@article{Hall2019RelationshipsBF,
  title={Relationships between families’ use of Sure Start Children’s Centres, changes in home learning environments, and preschool behavioural disorders},
  author={James Hall and Pam Sammons and Rebecca Smees and Kathy Sylva and Maria Evangelou and Jenny Goff and Teresa Smith and George Davey Smith},
  journal={Oxford Review of Education},
  year={2019},
  volume={45},
  pages={367 - 389}
}
ABSTRACT UK Sure Start Children’s Centres (SSCCs) aim to lessen behavioural disorders yet we lack evidence concerning how this is achieved. This study evaluates one possible mechanism: improved home learning environments (HLEs). Data come from a longitudinal study of 2568 families and children recruited at a mean age of 14 months from 117 SSCCs in England in 2012. Behavioural disorders were measured at 38 months via the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire. HLEs were measured at 14 and 38… 
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