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Stålberg, Anna; Sandberg, Anette; Söderbäck, Maja – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Younger children are common users of health-care services. Their perspective on a health-care situation and their ways of communication differ from that of adults. There is a shortness of research of younger children's perceptions of health-care situations. The knowledge that exists indicates the importance of involving the child's perspective to…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Health Services, Childhood Attitudes, Semi Structured Interviews
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Insulander, Eva; Ehrlin, Anna; Sandberg, Anette – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
The website of the Swedish National Agency for Education states that preschools are to promote entrepreneurial learning. Many Swedish preschools, therefore, have started to work consciously with entrepreneurial learning as a way of fostering pupils' creativity and ability to make their own decisions. This article investigates whether and how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Active Learning, Student Participation
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Broström, Stig; Sandberg, Anette; Johansson, Inge; Margetts, Kay; Nyland, Berenice; Frøkjaer, Thorleif; Kieferle, Christa; Seifert, Anja; Roth, Angela; Ugaste, Aino; Vrinioti, Kalliope – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
This comparative study investigated the perspectives of preschool teachers in Australia, Denmark, Estonia, German, Greece and Sweden about learning and participation in preschool. A structured survey questionnaire investigated four main questions: What situations can be characterised as learning? What activities are important for learning? What…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Comparative Education, Comparative Analysis
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Vuorinen, Tuula; Sandberg, Anette; Sheridan, Sonja; Williams, Pia – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
The purpose of this article is to analyse and discuss preschool teachers' views regarding competence within their profession in the context of home and preschool collaboration. The question addressed is as follows: In what situations do preschool teachers perceive that their competence becomes visible for parents? The results, based on interviews…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Family School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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Johansson, Inge; Sandberg, Anette – Early Child Development and Care, 2012
In Swedish teacher education, all preschool teacher students have to include a school-based element and to take part in a local educational practice, in a preschool or in another form of educational setting, such as a preschool class or after-school recreation centre. In this study, we have asked a group of supervisors about their perception of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Interaction, Preschool Teachers, Educational Practices
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Sandberg, Anette; Eriksson, Anette – Early Child Development and Care, 2010
The purpose of this study was to investigate, analyse and describe preschool staff's concepts of children's participation in everyday preschool life, as well as preschool staff's experiences and concepts of what characterises the children who participate. Furthermore, it addresses the conditions that preschool staff consider as crucial in…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Content Analysis, Interviews, Questionnaires
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Vickerius, Maria; Sandberg, Anette – Early Child Development and Care, 2006
The purpose of this study is to increase the knowledge and understanding of play and its significance, to illuminate play and its significance to the individual and the social interplay, and also to compare the environment around play today with adult memories of environments in childhood. The purpose of the study is also that the result and the…
Descriptors: Play, Interpersonal Relationship, Context Effect, Child Development
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Sandberg, Anette – Early Child Development and Care, 2003
This retrospective study examined play memories from childhood to adulthood of 478 university students between ages 20 and 62 as exhibited in drawings of play memories and questionnaire responses. The study focused on the role of the physical environment and place identity in play memories and individual identity development. Findings showed that…
Descriptors: Adults, Age Groups, Comparative Analysis, Environmental Influences
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Sandberg, Anette – Early Child Development and Care, 2001
This retrospective study incorporating drawing and group discussion examined the memories of 478 university students in Sweden regarding their play at 4 age periods: 3-6 years, 7-12 years, 13-18 years, and adult. Findings indicated that ages 7-12 years were especially important for play memories: people, place, and interaction were all considered…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Age Differences, Children