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Professor Paul Connolly

Formerly at Lancaster University

  1. 2023
  2. Published

    Using the talking album to elicit the views of young children in foster care regarding a reading intervention

    Winter, K., Sebba, J., Tah, P., Connolly, P., Roberts, J. & Millen, S., 1/11/2023, In: Qualitative Social Work. 22, 6, p. 1175 - 1190 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    The effectiveness of book-gifting programmes to enhance the reading skills of children in care: A randomised controlled trial of ‘Reading Together’ in England

    Connolly, P., Sebba, J., Winter, K., Roberts, J., Tah, P. & Millen, S., 31/10/2023, In: Children and Youth Services Review. 153, 107097.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  4. Published

    The achievement gap: The impact of between‐class attainment grouping on pupil attainment and educational equity over time

    Hodgen, J., Taylor, B., Francis, B., Craig, N., Bretscher, N., Tereshchenko, A., Connolly, P. & Mazenod, A., 30/04/2023, In: British Educational Research Journal. 49, 2, p. 209-230 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  5. 2022
  6. Published

    Less Screen Time, More Frequent Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Physical Activity are Associated with Greater Mental Wellbeing in Adolescents

    Davison, J., Bunting, B., Connolly, P., Lloyd, K., Dunne, L. & Stewart-Knox, B., 31/08/2022, In: Child Indicators Research. 15, p. 1339–1361 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  7. E-pub ahead of print

    The UNCRC and Family Support: A Case Study of the Early Intervention Support Service

    Winter, K., Connolly, P., Millen, S. & Sweet, D., 11/07/2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Child Care in Practice.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  8. 2021
  9. Published

    Social Innovation and Social Work: A Case Study of the Early Intervention Support Service

    Winter, K., Neeson, L., Sweet, D., Smith, A., Millen, S. & Connolly, P., 31/12/2021, In: British Journal of Social Work. 51, 8, p. 2872-2891 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Promoting social cohesion and peacebuilding through investment in early childhood development programs

    Dunne, L., Brennan-Wilson, A., Craig, N., Miller, S., Connolly, P., Leckman, J., Aber, J. L., Yoshikawa, H., Fitzpatrick, S., Pham, P., Vinck, P. & Walmsley, P., 2/10/2021, Transitioning to Peace: Promoting Global Social Justice and Non-violence. López, W. L. & Taylor, L. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 305-322 18 p. (Peace Psychology Book Series).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  11. Published

    Pathways to a more peaceful and sustainable world: The transformative power of children in families

    Britto, P., Hanoz-Penney, S., Ponguta, L. A., Sunar, D., Issa, G., Hein, S., do Rosario, M. C., Almuneef, M., Korucu, I., Togo, Y., Kurbonov, J., Choibekov, N., Phan, H. T. T., Fallon, S., Artukoglu, B., Salah, R., Fitzpatrick, S., Connolly, P., Dunne, L., Miller, S., & 2 othersPruett, K. & Leckman, J., 31/05/2021, In: Development and Psychopathology. 33, Special issue 2, p. 409-420 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Exploring the association between mental wellbeing, health-related quality of life, family affluence and food choice in adolescents

    Davison, J., Stewart-Knox, B., Connolly, P., Lloyd, K., Dunne, L. & Bunting, B., 1/03/2021, In: Appetite. 158, 12 p., 105020.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  13. 2020
  14. E-pub ahead of print

    Assessing the reliability and validity of an outcomes star

    Sweet, D., Winter, K., Neeson, L. & Connolly, P., 10/08/2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Children's Services.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    The impact of tracking by attainment on pupil self-confidence over time: demonstrating the accumulative impact of self-fulfilling prophecy

    Francis, B., Craig, N., Hodgen, J., Taylor, B., Tereshchenko, A., Connolly, P. & Archer, L., 1/08/2020, In: British Journal of Sociology of Education. 41, 5, p. 626-642 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    The effectiveness of Nurture Groups in improving outcomes for young children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in primary schools: An evaluation of Nurture Group provision in Northern Ireland

    Sloan, S., Winter, K., Connolly, P. & Gildea, A., 31/01/2020, In: Children and Youth Services Review. 108, 11 p., 104619.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  17. 2019
  18. Published

    The misallocation of students to academic sets in maths: A study of secondary schools in England

    Connolly, P., Taylor, B., Francis, B., Archer, L., Hodgen, J., Mazenod, A. & Tereshchenko, A., 1/08/2019, In: British Educational Research Journal. 45, 4, p. 873-897 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  19. Published

    National action plans to tackle NCDs: role of stakeholder network analysis

    Hunter, R., Wickramasinghe, K., Ergüder, T., Bolat, A., Oğuz Arı, H., Hüseyin Yıldırım, H., Ursu, P., Robinson, G., Breda, J., Mikkelsen, B., Connolly, P., Clarke, M. & Kee, F., 20/05/2019, In: BMJ. 365, 1871, p. 1-4 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Teacher “quality” and attainment grouping: The role of within-school teacher deployment in social and education inequality

    Francis, B., Hodgen, J., Craig, N., Taylor, B., Archer, L., Mazenod, A., Tereshchenko, A. & Connolly, P., 31/01/2019, In: Teaching and Teacher Education. 77, p. 183-192 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  21. 2018
  22. Published

    The trials of evidence-based practice in education: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials in education research 1980–2016

    Connolly, P., Keenan, C. & Urbanska, K., 31/07/2018, In: Educational Research. 60, 3, p. 276-291 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  23. Published

    A cluster randomised controlled trial and evaluation and cost-effectiveness analysis of the Roots of Empathy schools-based programme for improving social and emotional well-being outcomes among 8- to 9-year-olds in Northern Ireland

    Connolly, P., Miller, S., Kee, F., Sloan, S., Gildea, A., McIntosh, E., Boyer, N. & Bland, M., 14/03/2018, In: Public Health Research. 6, 4, 140 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Contributions of Early Childhood Development Programming to Sustainable Peace and Development

    Donaldson, C., Affolter, F., Ponguta, L. A., Salah, R., Britto, P., Leckman, J., Connolly, P., Fitzpatrick, S. & Walmsley, P., 2018, New York: Early Childhood Peace Consortium. 84 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsCommissioned report

  25. 2017
  26. Published

    Attainment grouping as self-fulfilling prophesy? A mixed methods exploration of self-confidence and set level among Year 7 students

    Francis, B., Connolly, P., Archer, L., Hodgen, J., Mazenod, A., Sloan, S., Taylor, B., Tereshchenko, A. & Travers, M-C., 31/10/2017, In: International Journal of Educational Research. 86, p. 96-108 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  27. Published

    The Letterbox Club book gifting intervention: Findings from a qualitative evaluation accompanying a randomised controlled trial

    Roberts, J., Winter, K. & Connolly, P., 28/02/2017, In: Children and Youth Services Review. 73, p. 467-473 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  28. 2016
  29. Published

    Effects of a book gifting programme on literacy outcomes for foster children: A randomised controlled trial evaluation of the Letterbox Club in Northern Ireland

    Mooney, J., Winter, K. & Connolly, P., 30/06/2016, In: Children and Youth Services Review. 65, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

  30. 2015
  31. Published

    A Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluation of an After-School Prosocial Behavior Program in an Area of Socioeconomic Disadvantage

    O'Hare, L., Biggart, A., Kerr, K. & Connolly, P., 1/09/2015, In: Elementary School Journal. 116, 1, p. 1-29 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Journal/MagazineJournal articlepeer-review

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