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As well as publishing the work of established researchers and providing invited articles by 'experts in their field', PER also aims to encourage the work of early researchers, providing a forum in which to publish first or early pieces of work. This is a Special Edition focussing on Motivation and Resilience.
Debbie Pope & Debbie Mainwaring
Introduction to Special Edition
Special Edition papers
The 2 x 2 achievement goal framework in primary school: Do young children pursue mastery-avoidance goals?
Amanda Carr & Shems Marzouq
Talking methods in achievement goal research
Laura da Costa & Richard Remedios
A 'personal opposites' approach to understanding achievement goal questionnaires
Shems Marzouq, Amanda Carr & Lance Slade
Transition, self-regulation, independent learning and goal theory
The UK Penn Resilience Programme: A summary of research and implementation
Lucy Bailey & Amy Challen
The Thurston Family Project: Working with families through outdoor activities and resiliency training
Resilience in Learning: A report on Action Research in a West Midlands Primary School
Morag Quirk, Emma Thornbery, Michaela Power & Elizabeth Samuel
Open Dialogue peer review: A response to Raven
The psychology of the Arab Spring: Perspectives from an A-level psychologist
Using Psychology in the Classroom
Stephen James Minton
Reviewed by Amy Green