To investigate how these 4 interlinked
aspects would influence the learning ability
of a child.
1. The fulfillment of needs
2. The micro- and meso- environment
3. The social-emotional learning processes
4. How a child processes information
Parents’ lack of personal care to a child’s sense of belonging, safety and
self-esteem affects his desire to learn.
A child’s relationship with his microenvironment
(parents/classmates/teachers) affects his propensity to learn in school.
A child’s socio-economic status (SES) influences parents’ expectations
on the child.
A teacher’s expectations and impressions of a child affects his
performance in school
Social and Emotional Learning
A child’s deficiencies in social-emotional competencies adversely affect
his performance in school
A child’s attention can be divided when faced with emotional issues.
Inherent abilities such as Cognitive resources play a part in learning
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