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Svenkerud, Sigrun; Dalland, Cecilie P.; Klette, Kirsti – Education Inquiry, 2013
This study explores ninth-grade (15-year-old) students' oral presentations in language arts and art education. The main research question is: In which ways are the students' social positioning and use of verbal and non-verbal resources reflected in boys' and girls' oral presentations? In-depth analyses of video recordings of student presentations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Grade 9, Oral Language
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Mølstad, Christina Elde; Hansén, Sven-Erik – Education Inquiry, 2013
Traditionally, the Nordic curriculum has been viewed as a document with school subjects in focus. This article reports on how two national curricula function as instruments for governing education and explores the possible differences in how national curricula govern education. This investigation was carried out by researching curricula for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, National Curriculum, Governance
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Janks, Hilary – Education Inquiry, 2013
This article explains Janks' (2010) interdependent framework for critical literacy education, how it was developed and how it can be applied. The explanation focuses on each part of the framework: power, identity/diversity, access and design/redesign and it provides an argument for their interdependence. The framework is then applied to three…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Literacy Education, Research, Models
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Osler, Audrey; Yahya, Chalank – Education Inquiry, 2013
This paper examines tensions in implementing human rights education (HRE) in schools in Kurdistan-Iraq, both for teachers and for policy-makers, juggling nation-building and its application through schooling and child rights. We draw on documentary sources and fieldwork in two governorates, including classroom observations and interviews with…
Descriptors: Barriers, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Gulson, Kalervo N.; Webb, P. Taylor – Education Inquiry, 2013
In this paper we contend neo-liberal education policy which supports the creation of schooling choices in public education systems is reshaping, conflating and branding ethnicity. We make these points in reference to school choice in Toronto, Canada, and the establishment of an Africentric ethno-centric school. We argue that one of the registers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Commercialization, Afrocentrism
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Haugsbakk, Geir – Education Inquiry, 2013
The article offers a comparative perspective on how educational policy is influenced by two key phenomena that sent something akin to shockwaves through the Western world, and that in both cases highlighted basic deficiencies within the school system. The case of Norway and Sweden in particular, as well as the role of new technology, is examined.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technological Advancement, Educational Change, Technology Uses in Education
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Poromaa, Pär Isling – Education Inquiry, 2013
In Sweden, according to the present curriculum lower secondary schools are responsible for providing and tutoring all students in information and communication technology (ICT) as a tool in the search for knowledge and learning. In this article, it is proposed that schools have different preconditions to fulfil these obligations, depending upon…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Information Technology, Social Class
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Liberg, Caroline; Wiksten Folkeryd, Jenny; Af Geijerstam, Åsa – Education Inquiry, 2012
The focus in this article is the extent to which the school subject of Swedish in the new national curriculum in Sweden introduced in 2011 (compulsory school) has been updated in relation to ways of discussing mother tongue education. Discourse analysis is used to analyse the syllabus for Swedish from 2011. A comparison is made with the previous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Swedish, Native Language Instruction, National Curriculum
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Jakobson, Britt; Axelsson, Monica – Education Inquiry, 2012
In this article we examine teacher instruction on scientific literacy tasks and teacher expression of ultimate and subordinate purposes during one teaching sequence of a science unit. By using a Practical Epistemology Analysis and Systemic Functional Grammar we can provide a view of the direction learning takes and the consequences for student…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Literacy
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Nylund, Mattias – Education Inquiry, 2012
Over the last few decades, less importance has been attached to the concept of class in educational policy and educational research. Due to the continued relevance of class in many educational contexts, this article argues that this trend is unfortunate, untimely and unwarranted, and that important questions are overlooked as a result. As a case…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Social Class, Educational Policy
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Nyroos, Mikaela; Korhonen, Johan; Linnanmäki, Karin; Svens-Liavåg, Camilla – Education Inquiry, 2012
The education systems in Sweden and Finland have different formal and informal testing traditions. A recognised possible adverse effect of testing is test anxiety among pupils and students which may have a negative impact on examination performance. Research into which factors of testing practice affect the levels of test anxiety in younger pupils…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Anxiety, Grade 3, Elementary School Students
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Fredriksen, Biljana C. – Education Inquiry, 2012
This article aims to illustrate how both physical and social factors influence possibilities for children's learning (meaning negotiation) in visual art contexts in early childhood education. The main discussion relates to teacher's responsibilities in providing physical and social contexts for such meaning negotiations. The processes I wish to…
Descriptors: Play, Art Education, Preschool Education, Preschool Children
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Granly, Astrid; Maagerø, Eva – Education Inquiry, 2012
This article provides an overview of the results of our project "The Kindergarten Room: A Multimodal Pedagogical Text". Our major initiative was to investigate what the multimodal texts in kindergarten represent and the extent to which they reflect and provide attributions to the children's activities. In addition, we wanted to…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Multimedia Materials, Semiotics, Classroom Environment
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Backman, Ylva; Alerby, Eva; Bergmark, Ulrika; Gardelli, Åsa; Hertting, Krister; Kostenius, Caterine; Öhrling, Kerstin – Education Inquiry, 2012
Managerial documents for the national school system in Sweden have emphasised taking students' voices as a starting point in forming education, and several previous studies have indicated the benefits of giving students opportunities to participate in school. This study aimed to explore students' reflections on what they would do if they were to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Educational Environment, Student Attitudes
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Mendonça, Marta; Popov, Oleg; Frånberg, Gun-Marie; Cossa, Eugénia – Education Inquiry, 2012
The Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) in Mozambique is introducing new participative forms of pedagogical practices into the process of its current curriculum reform. This article presents a case study of the introduction of a student-centred approach at one department and discusses some of the lecturers' perceptions and experiences concerning the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Centered Learning, Curriculum Development
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