Paraskevi Foti


Many children and their families experience the state of transition from their family's environment to the school which is the official institution of the organized state. Through the school, the wider socialization, child’s education is taking place at a time characterized by special requirements and needs and with a profound effect on the psych emotional balance of family and child who is in the early stages of their development. Through this paper, an effort is made to record the concerns that family has during the period of the children's transition to school, the preparation made by the family for the transition to an organized educational framework, the expectations of teachers during the transition, the need for a counselling process between school and family and of course, proposals for improvement in managing children's transition from family to school.

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