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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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Rönnerman, Karin; Kemmis, Stephen – Education Inquiry, 2016
This article reports on the experiences of 104 doctoral candidates who participated in six offerings (2008-2015) of an intensive 5-day course for doctoral candidates associated with the research programme of an international research network. The purpose of the article is to demonstrate how higher education practices, like those of this course,…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Course Descriptions, Student Research
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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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Carlbaum, Sara – Education Inquiry, 2016
This paper explores how evaluation, which has expanded at all levels of school governance across Europe, shapes parental roles by studying how local school governors and schools in Sweden represent evaluation to parents on their websites. Websites are prime locations for public communications and are useful for exploring the functions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Institutional Evaluation, School Administration
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Becker, Carmen; Roos, Jana – Education Inquiry, 2016
The main focus of early foreign language learning in Europe is on the development of oral skills. In the classroom, speaking is usually reproductive and imitative and activities aim at the production of closely supported accurate output. Opportunities for young learners to experiment with the language and to use it productively outside of fixed…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Speech Communication, Language Fluency, Second Language Learning
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Hanberger, Anders; Carlbaum, Sara; Hult, Agneta; Lindgren, Lena; Lundström, Ulf – Education Inquiry, 2016
This article synthesises the role of evaluation at the municipal, school, classroom and parental levels of governance, and discusses the results of the articles appearing in this special issue. The discussion concerns the role of evaluation in school governance, the value of evaluation for local school development, the constitutive effects of…
Descriptors: Governance, School Districts, Institutional Evaluation, School Choice
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Björklund, Camilla – Education Inquiry, 2016
This article contributes to the discussion on goal-oriented learning in play-based early childhood education, an issue highlighted in Sweden due to revisions of preschool curricula and contemporary research in education. The article presents a meta-study of insights from a project consisting of several studies conducted in authentic preschool…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Play, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Curriculum
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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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Hanberger, Anders – Education Inquiry, 2016
This article develops a conceptual framework for exploring the role and consequences of evaluation at the local level of school governance. It also provides a frame of reference for the articles in this special issue on the role of evaluation in local school governance in Sweden. It consists of key concepts, three models of decentralised…
Descriptors: Governance, Institutional Evaluation, School Administration, School Districts
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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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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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Hult, Agneta; Lundström, Ulf; Edström, Charlotta – Education Inquiry, 2016
The evaluation trend in the global education field implies new professional challenges for school principals. The purpose of this article is to describe and analyse Swedish school principals' experiences of prevailing evaluations and the implications for the profession. Specifically, we examine: a) how principals respond to evaluations and their…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Administrator Responsibility, Accountability
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Dal, Michael; Elo, Janne; Leffler, Eva; Svedberg, Gudrun; Westerberg, Mats – Education Inquiry, 2016
Strategies for entrepreneurship in the educational system are present not only in the Nordic countries, but also in the majority of other Western countries. Linked to these strategies different research efforts have been made. Although the research efforts have a common origin in supranational policies on entrepreneurship, there has been little…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Cross Cultural Studies, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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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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Dalland, Cecilie P.; Klette, Kirsti – Education Inquiry, 2016
To stimulate individualised learning and give students some autonomy and responsibility in relation to their own schoolwork, Norwegian teachers often use work plans as an instructional tool. A work plan is a document that describes different tasks students are supposed to complete within a certain time period, normally two to three weeks. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Individualized Instruction, Lesson Plans
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