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The Circles for Learning, Learning Journey is divided into the 2 key areas—
The development of Learning dispositions or Learning to Learn skills and the development of social skills, emotional literacy and wellbeing. Neuroscience links the two key areas.

The research and articles below cover each of the areas within these key fields.

Learning to Learn skills:
- Developing a Lifelong Learning Inventory: The ELLI Project.
Ruth Deakin Crick, Guy Claxton, Patricia Broadfoot 2010 Assessment in Education: Principals Policy and Practice.

- Learning about Learning Enhances Performance
Institute of Education 2001

- Wise Up
Guy Claxton Network Ed Press

- An analysis of research and literature on creativity in education.
Report prepared for the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority by Anna Craft
March 2001

- Fostering Resilience in Schools
ERIC Development Team.

- Resiliency Research: Implications for Schools and Policy.
Marc A. Zimmerman Revathy Arunkumar Social policy Report Society for Research in Child Development Volume VIII, Number 4 1994.

Children’s Need to Know: Curiosity in Schools.
Susan Engel. Journal Harvard Educational Review Issue Volume 81, Number 4 / Winter 2011.

Learning Relationships:
Relationships Matter: Linking Teacher Support to Student Engagement and Achievement Adena.
M. Klem, James P. Connell. Journal of School Health. September 2004. Vol. 74, No. 7.

Strategic Awareness:
Pedagogy in Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools. Unit 17: Developing Effective Learners.
DfES 0440-2004 G.

Skills for Social Emotional and Wellbeing development.

- Attachment behaviour and Learning: Implications for the pupil the teacher and the
Heather Geddes Journal for Educational Therapy and Therapeutic Teaching Issue 8 April 1999.

- Baby Bonds: Parenting attachment and a Secure Base for Children.
Research by Sophie Moullin, Jane Waldfogel and Elizabeth Washbrook March 2014
The Sutton Trust

- Emotions in the Classroom: How attachment theory informs the developing practice
 of a recently qualifies teacher.
Laura House Journal of the Caspari Foundation Issue 18 Autumn 2011

- Attachment in the Classroom.
Heather Geddes Worth Publishing.

- Potential Indirect Genetic Effects on Learning A Longitudinal Study of Temperament effects on Achievement in Elementary Schools.
Martin Roy. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association 97th New Orleans 1989.

- Temperament Self Regulation and Education.
Mark K Rothbart and Laura B Jones. School Psychology Review 1998 Vol 27 No 4 pp479-491.

- Know your Child
Stella Chess Alexander Thomas Basic Books Inc.

Emotional Literacy:
- Emotional Literacy the Most Essential Skill
James Park Journal of Educational Therapy and Therapeutic Teaching Issue 5 April 1996

- The development of Empathy How When and Why
Nicol McDonald Daniel Messinger in A Acerbi, JA Lombo and JJ Sanguineti (Eds) Free Will Emotions and Moral Actions Philosophy and Neuroscience in dialogue IF– Press In Press.

- Emotional Intelligence
Daniel Goleman. Bloomsbury Press

Social Inclusion:
- Expanding the Circle: Teaching Children Inclusion
Confident Parents Confident Kids March 2013

The Thread that links them all Neuroscience:
- How the Brain Feels Emotion and Cognition in Neuro-Linguistic Psychotherapy
Philip Harland. Rapport Journal of the Association for NLP (UK) Issue 56 Summer 2002

- Violence and Childhood
Dr Bruce Perry. The Childhood Trauma Academy 2004

- The Social Neuroscience of Education
Louis Cozolino