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Pihl, Joron; Holm, Gunilla; Riitaoja, Anna-Leena; Kjaran, Jón Ingvar; Carlson, Marie – Education Inquiry, 2018
The purpose of this article is analysis of discursive marginalisation through education in Nordic welfare states. What knowledge do Nordic research discourses produce about marginalisation through education in Nordic welfare states? What are the Nordic contributions to research discourses on marginalisation through education? We apply a discourse…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Equal Education, Welfare Services, Social Systems
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Klette, Kirsti; Sahlström, Fritjof; Blikstad-Balas, Marte; Luoto, Jennifer; Tanner, Marie; Tengberg, Michael; Roe, Astrid; Slotte, Anna – Education Inquiry, 2018
In this article, we approach large questions regarding justice and equality in the Nordic classrooms. A substantial body of previous research emphasises the importance of student engagement in teaching and learning. Drawing on video data from Norway, Sweden and Finland, we focus on whole-class teaching, i.e. situations in which the teacher…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Teaching Methods, Video Technology, Foreign Countries
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Ramma, Yashwantrao; Bholoa, Ajeevsing; Watts, Mike; Nadal, Pascal Sylvain – Education Inquiry, 2018
Even though its importance is underscored in many research pursuits, attention to the affective domain in learning is often neglected at the expense of the cognitive development of students studying science, in particular physics. In this paper we propose a framework, the pedagogical technological integrated medium (PTIM) founded on the TPACK…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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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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Mikander, Pia; Zilliacus, Harriet; Holm, Gunilla – Education Inquiry, 2018
Over the last several decades intercultural education has played a key role in many educational policies and practices, both across the Nordic countries and internationally. In this article we examine current conceptual discourses on intercultural education with an emphasis on developments in the Nordic research context. The analysis shows how the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Educational Research, Power Structure, Social Justice
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Hall, Jeffrey Brooks – Education Inquiry, 2018
State school inspection in Norway has undergone multiple reform initiatives from the state level, a system predominantly aimed at controlling legal compliance of school districts and individual schools. Rather than focusing on policy reform, this article draws attention to how enactment of state inspection policy has taken place through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compliance (Legal), Educational Policy, Educational Change
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Mertanen, Katariina; Brunila, Kristiina – Education Inquiry, 2018
Prison education is seen in both criminal and education policies as a way of assimilating inmates 'back into society'. In spite of the policy emphasis on education, the practices in prison education vary from prison to prison. The stated aim of prison education in EU and in Finnish national level policies is to teach inmates the skills and…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Foreign Countries
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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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Borg, Farhana; Winberg, Mikael; Vinterek, Monika – Education Inquiry, 2017
Although parents and preschool play important roles in developing children's behavior and attitudes, little is known about their influences on children's learning of environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability. This study investigated the influences of home- and preschool-related practices and factors on children's declarative and…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Educational Environment, Preschool Education, Learning Processes
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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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Christophersen, Knut-Andreas; Elstad, Eyvind; Juuti, Kalle; Solhaug, Trond; Turmo, Are – Education Inquiry, 2017
The duration of on-campus academic engagements is an uncertain and highly debated indicator of study input. Researchers adopt this indicator with the expectation that student teachers must invest an amount of time and effort in their courses that more or less equals a normal workweek. In the present empirical study, we examine factors influencing…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Teachers, Foreign Countries, On Campus Students
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Aspfors, Jessica; Valle, Anne Marit – Education Inquiry, 2017
The issue of lack of consistency between teacher education and professional practice has been a subject of debate for a long time. In Norway, like many other countries, both scientific communities and governing bodies have put this on the agenda. The current study is qualitative, using a phenomenological-hermeneutical approach. The aim is to…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Education Work Relationship, Phenomenology, Teacher Student Relationship
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Solbue, Vibeke; Helleve, Ingrid; Smith, Kari – Education Inquiry, 2017
Focus of this article is immigrant youth and Norwegians-born to immigrant parents in upper secondary school in Norway. The study was conducted in a first year of a general study class in upper secondary school, where 11 of 24 students were immigrants. Previous research on immigrants in school tends to show a picture of a marginalized group in…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Immigrants, Intercultural Communication, Disadvantaged
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Jarl, Maria; Andersson, Klas; Blossing, Ulf – Education Inquiry, 2017
In this article we propose a case selection strategy for comparative studies of school improvement. The strategy is based on two assumptions. First, we emphasize the importance of a strategic selection of cases (schools), which allows systematic comparisons between successful and failing schools. We claim that cases should be selected on the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Improvement, School Effectiveness, Success
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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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