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Insights in Jamaica

Insights is an evidenced based comprehensive intervention that enhances the social-emotional development and academic learning of young children and the behaviour management skills of parents and teachers.

 

Children also learn problem-solving strategies to resolve dilemas with parents, teachers and peers.

Provides parents and teachers with child behaviour management strategies tailored to fit different children’s personality styles.

The efficacy of INSIGHTS has  has been tested in three clinical trials.

The primary aim of the last study, funded by the US Institute of Education Sciences (McClowry,  O’Connor,& Cappella) was to test the efficacy of INSIGHTS, compared to a supplemental reading programme, in enhancing the academic learning context of primary grade urban classrooms.
Twenty-two low- performing schools were randomly assigned to INSIGHTS or the reading programme .

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