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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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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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Jonsson, Kristina; Lillvist, Anne – Education Inquiry, 2019
Swedish leisure time centres (LTCs) are included in the Swedish Education Act and are used by almost every pupil in the age range of 6--9 years. They are governed by national policy documents with a certain emphasis on social learning. This article aims to highlight the LTC staff's perspectives on their work of promoting social learning in the…
Descriptors: Socialization, Leisure Time, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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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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Münger, Ann-Charlotte; Markström, Ann-Marie – Education Inquiry, 2018
Although domestic violence takes place in the private domain, preschool and school professionals are confronted with its consequences in the intermediate domain between home and school when they encounter children who have been exposed to violence. This article investigates whether and how Swedish professionals in pre/school identify children who…
Descriptors: Identification, Family Violence, Child Abuse, Preschool Teachers
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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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Erixon, Per-Olof; Erixon Arreman, Inger – Education Inquiry, 2017
This study explores the extended demands for writing in the Swedish public service sector of early childhood and how academic writing in the higher education programmes aimed at professional work in that sector is perceived to be of value for early childhood practice among practitioners. Empirical data was collected in individual interviews and…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Early Childhood Education, Academic Language, Unions
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Maeland, Kjellfrid; Espeland, Magne – Education Inquiry, 2017
This article is based on a qualitative case study of teachers' conceptions of improvisation in teaching. Empirical data are master student teachers' texts (transcripts, reflections) based on observations and interviews of practising teachers. The texts were analysed in an abductive process. We can identify four specific characteristics of how…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Creative Activities, Teacher Attitudes, Case Studies
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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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Hjalmarsson, Maria; Löfdahl Hultman, Annica; Warin, Jo – Education Inquiry, 2017
This article aims to gain knowledge on how gender and profession are accounted for and expressed in leisure-time teachers' (LtTs) work in Sweden, with a specific focus on the caring aspects of the profession. Our results show that LtTs take up various positions in navigating between aspects connected to managerialism and external auditing as well…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Leisure Time, Caring, Trust (Psychology)
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Hult, Agneta; Edström, Charlotta – Education Inquiry, 2016
Today's evaluation society makes teachers participate in a stream of external evaluations. How teachers experience evaluation in school and how this affects their work and professionalism is the focus of this article. Teachers' views of external and internal evaluations and of the consequences for school practice are described and analysed. The…
Descriptors: Institutional Evaluation, Accountability, Professionalism, Teacher Attitudes
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Nordholm, Daniel – Education Inquiry, 2016
This article reports findings from a case study carried out in a Swedish municipality focusing on a school-to-school collaboration established to support implementation of a nation-wide curriculum. The aim was to study how ideas for improvements in this temporary organisation were transferred to the local schools. The findings presented are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Municipalities, Institutional Cooperation, Case Studies
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Kroksmark, Tomas – Education Inquiry, 2015
The study aims to generate new knowledge regarding how subject teachers in children's and young people's education conceive of the didactic relationship between their own subject knowledge and the computer's infinite possibilities concerning information and knowledge.The theoretic frames of the study lie within modern phenomenology with special…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Teacher Attitudes, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Computer Attitudes
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Aškerc, Katarina; Kocar, Sebastian – Education Inquiry, 2015
This study examines the teaching in higher education in Slovenia, with an emphasis on the pedagogical training and pedagogical qualification of university teaching staff. Various aspects of the latter were examined among 513 respondents. The results showed that university teachers attribute significant importance to "pedagogical work"…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications
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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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