Bereavement, Seperation, and Divorce: The response of pre-service teachers to pupil wellbeing.

This research will documented the approach and response of pre-service teachers regarding their training, and confidence and competence in supporting pupils who have experienced loss. In particular the study seeked to answer the following research questions:

  1. Is loss an issue that effects the academic attainment and/or physical and psychological well-being of their students?
  2. How confident and competent do pre-service teachers feel about dealing effectively with cases of loss?
  3. How do pre-service teachers in the North and South compare and contrast in their approaches to supporting students who have experienced loss?
  4. Do schools feel that they need further ITE support in supporting students who have experienced loss, effectively?

Bereavment, Seperation and Divorce Report