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| Published: February 02, 2017

Effects of Frequent Change of Schools on School Going Children: A Narrative Interpretation

Prarthana Saikia

Counsellor cum PGT Psychology, Army Public School, Jorhat, Assam, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.046/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.046

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Changing of environment can have lots of impact on the person’s personality. Children of parents, who are in transferrable jobs, have to go through frequent change of schools and cities. This can have a lot of impact in their cognitive and emotional process and can on a whole have impact on their personality. The present study is about how children whose parents are in transferrable jobs cope with their frequent change of their school environment. They go through frequent change of school, leave their old friends and make new friends and adjust to new environment every time their parents gets a new posting. The study was done on 10 adolescents, who had changed their schools at least twice in their life time. They were interviewed about their experience of changing schools. Their emotional and social aspects were taken into accounts. A narrative analysis was done. Through the method of coding, categories and patterns, common themes were developed for analysis.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.046/20170402

10.25215/0402.046

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017