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Hedlin, Maria; Åberg, Magnus; Johansson, Caroline – Education Inquiry, 2019
Many countries call for more men to be teachers in early childhood education and care (ECEC). In Sweden, the issue has been discussed since the early 1970s, but despite these discussions there is little Swedish research that examines the notions and expectations associated with male teachers. International research has found that perceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Males
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Hedlin, Maria – Education Inquiry, 2013
A historical perspective may provide important insights for understanding contemporary discussions and the expectations attached to women and men in today's teaching. The role of gendered meanings in relation to teachers' work is explored in this article by focusing on discussions on school discipline during the period 1960-1970. Teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Periodicals, Content Analysis, Teachers
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Hedlin, Maria – Education Inquiry, 2012
In 1962 the Swedish Parliament decided on a school reform. Meritocracy and equal opportunity were important goals. However, these ideals were not applied to elementary school teacher education, where a sex quota policy favoured male applicants. In the parliamentary debate, a woman member of the Right Wing Party raised objections to the policy. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Education, Gender Bias