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Odenbring, Ylva; Johansson, Thomas; Lunneblad, Johannes; Hammarén, Nils – Education Inquiry, 2015
This article explores and investigates school officials' narratives about how schools involve and collaborate with families, social services, the police, and other agencies to support students who are suspected of being exposed to domestic violence. School officials' describe their work as positioned within legal restrictions and official…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Child Abuse, Victims of Crime, Child Neglect
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Liljenberg, Mette – Education Inquiry, 2015
The Swedish education system has undergone an extensive transformation and a new policy context characterised by external control, marketing and managerial accountability is now in place. In previous research, the new context has been presented as something school leaders have to "balance against" democratic professionalism but…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Leadership Responsibility
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Pihlaja, Päivi; Sarlin, Tanja; Ristkari, Terja – Education Inquiry, 2015
In educational contexts there are few topics that receive as much attention from adults as children's behaviour that is seen as challenging. Challenging behaviour has been a topic in many disciplines, such as education, child psychiatry, psychology and special education. Along with the definition of challenging behaviour, we can read about social…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Behavior Problems, Child Care, Child Caregivers
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Sarakinioti, Antigone; Tsatsaroni, Anna – Education Inquiry, 2015
The paper explores the ways in which university-based Teacher Education Departments in Greece have operated to promote changes to their undergraduate curricula. Our research approach views these changes as responses to the policies of the European Union and the Bologna Process for the 'modernisation' of higher education systems across Europe. Data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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Elstad, Eyvind; Lejonberg, Eli; Christophersen, Knut-Andreas – Education Inquiry, 2015
Norwegian education authorities pursue the objective that students in upper secondary schools should evaluate teaching. This kind of evaluation scheme has, however, elicited resistance from teachers. The aims of this article are to explain the advent of teaching evaluation policies in Norway and to explore which factors explain teacher resistance…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Secondary School Students, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes
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Arreman, Inger Erixon; Erixon, Per-Olof – Education Inquiry, 2015
This study deals with the undergraduate degree project in teacher training programmes for early childhood education and care in Sweden. For the study we draw on documents and qualitative interviews with teacher educators of different disciplinary backgrounds. The aims of this study were to identify discourses on the degree project in the field of…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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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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Örtegren, Hans – Education Inquiry, 2014
The aim of this article is to deepen the understanding of how different aspects of the implementation of digital media may be related to subject paradigms and practice in the subject of Art in secondary schools in Sweden. The article is based on observations and interviews with teachers and pupils at secondary schools about their conceptions of…
Descriptors: Art Education, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Renc-Roe, Joanna; Roxå, Torgny – Education Inquiry, 2014
This article presents a case study of the internationalisation of an Engineering School at a leading Swedish University. The case study is an attempt to sketch out a more qualitative analytical approach to the study of internationalisation, focusing on the interplay between agency and structure and policy and practice as constructed by actors on…
Descriptors: Universities, Organizational Culture, Case Studies, International Education
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Lundström, Stefan; Olin-Scheller, Christina – Education Inquiry, 2014
By taking two different kinds of role playing as examples, this article explores how semiotic resources are utilised within a certain context. Regarding these role-playing activities as examples of participative narratives, we discuss how the playing and fiction interaction works as semiotic remediation practices for teenagers and young adults.…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Semiotics, Fiction, Games
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Erixon, Per-Olof – Education Inquiry, 2014
In this article, education is regarded as a medium (Salomon, 2000). i.e. a channel for the transmission of knowledge with its specifically and historically defined form and content. From a media ecology perspective, media are not neutral, transparent or value-free channels for transporting information. Instead, the inherent physical structures and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Swedish, Native Language Instruction, Course Content
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Scheid, Manfred – Education Inquiry, 2014
This article is about the way in which and to what extent digital media and tools are used in the teaching of music in Sweden. Through interviews and observations, teachers' and pupils' experiences and expectations of digital media and tools are presented. The investigation considers eight municipal schools with pupils in the ninth form. The…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music, Foreign Countries, Music Teachers
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Fuller, Carol; McCrum, Elizabeth; Macfadyen, Tony – Education Inquiry, 2014
Good information and career guidance about which post-compulsory educational routes are available and where these routes lead is important for ensuring that young people make choices that are most appropriate to their needs and aspirations. Yet the Association of School and College Leaders (2011) expresses fears that future provision will be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Career Guidance, Educational Counseling
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Edström, Charlotta – Education Inquiry, 2014
This is a small-scale qualitative study of gender equality discourses as constructed and employed by pedagogues in three Swedish preschools. The aim of the study is to describe and analyse the preschool pedagogues' constructions of work on children's gender equality, while also examining local variations and the influence of societal discourses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Preschool Education, Teaching Methods
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Olovsson, Tord Göran – Education Inquiry, 2014
The aim of this study is to explore, describe and analyse the assessment process in two different Swedish year-five classrooms. The study is mainly based on observations and interviews with pupils and teachers. The data were analysed in relation to Bernstein's (1977, 2000) theoretical concepts of classification, framing, codes, and pedagogic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 5, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation
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