chapter  1
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Setting the Scene: Educational Transitions and Moving Stories

ByDIVYA JINDAL-SNAPE

Transition involves moving from one context and set of interpersonal relationships to another. Newman and Blackburn (2002) have defi ned transition as any episode of potentially challenging change that a child might experience, such as progressing through developmental stages, bereavement, leaving care, etc. In today’s changing world, individuals make several transitions at home, in an educational context and at work.