Personality, Behavioural Strengths and Difficulties and Performance of Adolescents With High Achievements in Science, Literature, Art and Sports
This study found that personality traits seen as more positive - such as more sociable, well-behaved and "agreeable" - received a boost in teachers' grades, which were not then borne out by performance in anonymous exams.
Investigation of the Associations Between Physical Activity, Self-Regulation and Educational Outcomes in Childhood
Giving every child the opportunity to take part in certain types of physical activity, like swimming and ball sports, could help to close the achievement gap between the wealthy and the less advantaged.
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Within the English Primary School System
Rigid prescriptive expectations not suitable for relatively younger children born in the summer result in many of these children being denoted with SEND