Emma Burns

Emma Burns

Postdoctoral Researcher of Educational Psychology at the University of New South Wales

Emma C Burns is a Postdoctoral Researcher of Educational Psychology in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Her research focuses on teacher-student relationships and students’ beliefs, goals, and engagement, especially in science. She also focuses on research methods.

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Teacher support reduces girls’ disengagement in high school
Teacher support reduces girls’ disengagement in high school

Today’s article explores findings from a recent Australian study that examined two forms of social support from teachers and peers, and their role in reducing adolescent girls’ disengagement over three years of high school.