Publications 2019


  • Clerkin, A. (2019). A three-wave longitudinal assessment of socioemotional development in a year-long school-based ‘gap year’. British Journal of Educational Psychology. [Link to PDF]
  • Clerkin, A. (2019). What do we know about Transition Year? Looking to the future. (Senior Cycle Review discussion paper). Dublin: ERC and NCCA.[Download]
  • Kavanagh, L. (2019). ​​​​​​Academic self-concept formation: testing the internal/external frame of reference model, big-fish-little-pond model, and an integrated model at the end of primary school. European Journal of Psychology of Education.[Link to PDF]
  • Kavanagh, L. (2019). Relations between children’s reading motivation, activity and performance at the end of primary school. Journal of Research in Reading [Link]


  • Clerkin, A. (2019). The Transition Year experience: Student perceptions and school variation. Dublin: Educational Research Centre. [Link to PDF]
  • Kennedy, E., & Shiel, G. (2019). Writing pedagogy in the senior primary classes. Knowledge, skills and processes for writing. Dublin: Educational Research Centre. [Download]