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Arneback, Emma; Englund, Tomas; Solbrekke, Tone Dyrdal – Education Inquiry, 2017
In what way might writing of different kinds contribute to the development of a professional identity? By analytically distinguishing three discourses of communication, everyday, professional and academic, applied to three preschool student teachers' conceptions of writing during their education and in their initial phase at work as preschool…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Professional Identity, Writing (Composition), Discourse Analysis
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Holmberg, Linnéa – Education Inquiry, 2017
The focus of this article is to analyze the systematic quality management of educational settings the way it is present in Swedish leisure-time centers. The study explores how the production of both systematic reporting and documentation works through self technologies in this discursive practice. The analysis will illustrate and discuss how the…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Educational Quality, Educational Administration, Discourse Analysis
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Haara, Frode Olav; Jenssen, Eirik S.; Fossøy, Ingrid; Ødegård, Inger Karin Røe – Education Inquiry, 2016
The implementation of pedagogical entrepreneurship in schools from the perspective of lifelong learning is of significant concern at policy levels, and research is an important source of information on this process. This review article focuses on the challenges revealed by research, examines the implementation of pedagogical entrepreneurship in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Entrepreneurship, Learning Processes, Educational Policy
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Haglund, Björn – Education Inquiry, 2015
Swedish leisure-time centres were formerly part of Swedish social and family policies but were transferred to an educational context in the 1990s. This transfer was accentuated by both the Education Act of 2010 and the new teacher training established in 2011, which also included education particularly directed for leisure-time centres. The…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Ethnography
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Sjöberg, Lena – Education Inquiry, 2014
In this article Foucault's theoretical concept of governmentality is used to scrutinise the ways in which the ideal pupil is constructed, governed and positioned in and through teacher training in Sweden. The analysis focuses on the construction of subject positions as well as governing technologies and techniques operating in the shaping of the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Teacher Education, Governance, Entrepreneurship
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Nordin, Andreas – Education Inquiry, 2014
Around the mid-2000s a crisis discourse emerged in educational policy-making in the EU and in Sweden. Using the EU and Sweden as empirical references, this article explores how this crisis discourse has been and is employed by politicians and NGOs. Discourse Institutionalism is used as an overall theoretical framework focusing on how the crisis…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Educational Change, Discourse Analysis
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Hansen, Dion Rüsselbaek; Bøje, Jakob Ditlev; Beck, Steen – Education Inquiry, 2014
This paper analyses how leaders, teachers and students are realising the reform of the Danish upper secondary school. We illustrate how they articulate good teaching: what they say characterises it, and what they think can facilitate and prevent it. Our claim is that reform discourses and changes to the organisation of teaching and teacher work…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Change
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Wermke, Wieland; Höstfält, Gabriella – Education Inquiry, 2014
The article presents different models of comparative education by discussing the government committee reports (SOU) which prepared the Swedish teacher education reforms of 2001 and 2011. These serve as examples for different kinds of policy borrowing from an international Bologna process discourse in national government document. The article…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Change, International Cooperation, Educational Cooperation
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Brunila, Kristiina – Education Inquiry, 2014
The article focuses on how neoliberalism and therapisation are shaping perceptions of the problems faced by young people, particularly those considered 'at risk', and how young people as a consequence are identified. It argues that the alliance of neoliberalism and therapisation offers young people the position of a 'survivalist', especially those…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Politics of Education, Therapy, At Risk Students
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Darmanin, Mary – Education Inquiry, 2013
This article critically examines how Malta, the smallest EU state, has developed specific 'small' or 'minimalist tolerance' discourses and practices in the education of ethnic minorities and immigrants. As a previous colony of Britain, now a 'new' host country with, relative to its size, the largest influx of undocumented immigrants, Malta faces…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Catholics, Foreign Countries
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Grimaldi, Emiliano; Serpieri, Roberto – Education Inquiry, 2013
Philanthropies and private foundations are increasingly acting as key nodes of the policy assemblages through which neoliberal and neomanagerialist policies are entering the field of education in Italy. In a country where public school 'ineffectiveness' and 'resistance to innovation' are taken for granted nowadays, policy…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Neoliberalism, School Effectiveness, Entrepreneurship
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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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Lindgren, Joakim; Hult, Agneta; Segerholm, Christina; Rönnberg, Linda – Education Inquiry, 2012
This paper reports on an analysis of how school inspection in Sweden -- its aims, directions and procedures -- is portrayed in texts produced by the responsible national authorities. The study involves a textual analysis of official annual accounts and plans (texts directed to the government, municipalities, schools and the public) produced by the…
Descriptors: School Visitation, Inspection, Governance, Foreign Countries
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Al-Amri, Maijid N. – Education Inquiry, 2011
TESOL/bilingual curriculum is becoming a broader and more open field, implementing different areas and fields of study to meet and satisfy the needs of diverse ESL/bilingual learners in this age of globalization. One area of study which can be implemented and has pedagogical and critical implications is conversation analysis. The analysis of…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Global Approach, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning