Who gets the 'gift of time' in Australia? Exploring delayed primary school entry
The practice of 'academic red-shirting' (parents delaying enrolment in primary school for a year after their child is first eligible) is becoming more common in the developed world. The idea behind this practice is that the 'gift of time' enables children to develop cognitively and emotionally so that they are more school-ready than their peers. Little is known about the factors associated with delayed school entry in Australia. In this paper we begin to fill this gap in the Australian research...[Show more]
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|Source:||Australian Review of Public Affairs|
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