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Sjöberg, Lena – Education Inquiry, 2019
In 2011, new teacher education programmes were introduced in Sweden. This policy case study examines the outcome of the reform, focusing on the pedagogic discourses in the examination practise of the primary teacher education programme, but also on the possible effects of dividing teacher education for primary teachers into two specialisations:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Change, Elementary Education
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Leeman, Yvonne; van Koeven, Erna – Education Inquiry, 2019
This study was inspired by an inclusive intercultural perspective on education, and developed empirical knowledge concerning the intercultural professional development of in-service teachers. The study was conducted during the first year of a newly-designed master's programme that focused on "education for refugees". In the Netherlands…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Incentives, Multicultural Education, Intercultural Communication
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Svanes, Ingvill Krogstad; Klette, Kirsti – Education Inquiry, 2018
This study examines teachers' instructional practices during seatwork in primary Norwegian Language arts classrooms. Although seatwork is a common activity in classrooms, our knowledge about what teachers actually do during this activity is limited. In this qualitative study, six teachers in third grade primary school were videotaped while pupils…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Language Arts
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Maapalo, Pauliina; Østern, Tone Pernille – Education Inquiry, 2018
In this article, researchers from the perspectives of post-humanism and new materialism investigate the methodological possibilities and challenges offered by multisensory interviews with Norwegian Art and Crafts teachers regarding their practice theories connected to woodwork with primary school children. Author 1 has visited eight different…
Descriptors: Art Teachers, Art Education, Foreign Countries, Handicrafts
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Palmér, Hanna; Johansson, Maria – Education Inquiry, 2018
This article reports on an educational design research study exploring the potential of combining entrepreneurship and mathematics -- two of the key competencies stressed as important in a society of lifelong learning. The aim of the study was to explore what happens when entrepreneurship is integrated into mathematics lessons. Eight Swedish…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Arneback, Emma; Blåsjö, Mona – Education Inquiry, 2017
With a focus on resources for learning through writing, this paper compares the interdisciplinary framings of two teacher education programmes. What are the implications of these framings and resources for students' possibilities when they write independent projects/bachelor theses? The paper presents a case study with data (interviews, texts,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Higher Education, Cooperative Learning, Writing (Composition)
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Andersson, Catarina; Palm, Torulf – Education Inquiry, 2017
An earlier study showed that the changes in teachers' classroom practice, after participation in a professional development program in formative assessment, significantly improved student achievement in mathematics. The teachers in that study were a random selection of Year 4 teachers in a Swedish mid-sized municipality. In the present study, we…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Mathematics Achievement
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Torkildsen, Lisbeth Gyllander; Erickson, Gudrun – Education Inquiry, 2016
The focus of the current study is students' perceptions of assessment and assessment practices. Assessment is understood as practices closely connected to the planning, enactment and evaluation of teaching and learning activities. The data derive from focus group interviews and dialogical meetings with students at a Swedish comprehensive school.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Evaluation Methods
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Ibrahim, Nayr – Education Inquiry, 2016
Where adults go, children follow. The reality of a globalized, interconnected world, characterised by the mobility of people, goods and knowledge, across physical and virtual spaces and time, has had a significant impact on children's early experiences of language, literacy and identity. Children are not peripheral to, but constitute an integral…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Second Languages, Literacy, Multilingualism
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Almgren, Margareta; Manterola, Ibon – Education Inquiry, 2016
The aim of this paper is to analyse some aspects of development of Basque as a second language (L2) in children for whom Spanish is their first language (L1) who attended immersion school in Basque in a Spanish-speaking sociolinguistic context. Data consist of oral story retellings produced in a classroom setting where the same children…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Languages, Spanish
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Nordlund, Marie – Education Inquiry, 2016
This article reports the findings of a comparative analysis of two English teaching course book series which are widely used in school years 4-6 in Sweden: Good Stuff and New Champion. The analysis comprises comparisons of the vocabulary component in the teaching materials and examines the extent to which words -- adjectives, nouns and verbs --…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Word Frequency, Textbooks, Elementary School Students
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Cornu, Bernard – Education Inquiry, 2015
During the last 30 years, there have been several major reforms of teacher education in France. The role of universities in teacher education, the acquisition of professional competencies, as well as the articulation between academic courses and practice in schools, have all been questioned. These reforms have led to lots of debates and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, College Role, Educational Change
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Nyroos, Mikaela; Jonsson, Bert; Korhonen, Johan; Eklöf, Hanna – Education Inquiry, 2015
Meeting the challenges of teaching to all individuals requires a multifaceted approach, especially from the Swedish standpoint of inclusive education for all pupils. In the context of applied standards for receiving special educational provision, the present paper strives to shed light on the scope of novel indicators which can accommodate pupils'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Short Term Memory, Test Anxiety
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Ineland, Jens – Education Inquiry, 2015
Although inclusion has been a value set forth in international policy arenas and a focus for school development research indicate the problems in establishing more inclusive practices. Although teachers may favor an inclusive model of education, they may experience difficulties in the implementation of inclusive practices. The aim of this article…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes
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Jonsson, Bert; Wiklund-Hörnqvist, Carola; Nyroos, Mikaela; Börjesson, Arne – Education Inquiry, 2014
The aim of this study was to examine the performance of fifth-grade children in the reproduction of the content of a new text directly after they had read it (immediate recall) and one week later (delayed recall), as well as to investigate the relationship between performance, self-reported memory strategies, and working memory capacity (WMC). The…
Descriptors: Recall (Psychology), Correlation, Short Term Memory, Grade 5
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