Research Theme: Language Development


Name: Maria Kennedy

Institution: Trinity College Dublin    


Completion: August 2018

Funder: N/A


Project: My thesis will focus on the language and literacy development of children from various socio- economic backgrounds. I intend to use the data sets to help me gain a deeper understanding of the impact of children socio-economic status, parental participation and home environment on their language and literacy development. My thesis is entitled- The Influence of Home and School Literacy Environments on Children’s Emerging Language and Literacy Skills: A Comparative Study.

This project is also recorded under the theme Education