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Šupule, Inese; Søholt, Susanne – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2019
Rural depopulation, decreasing numbers of children, and general centralization, combined with high expectations for education, are factors that challenge rural communities and school structures in both Latvia and Norway. The aim of this article is to compare the role of the municipality and other levels of governance in making decisions on school…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Municipalities, Comparative Analysis, Public Officials
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Nielsen, Mathias Wullum – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This study investigates how Denmark, Norway, and Sweden approach issues of gender equality in research differently. Based on a comparative document analysis of gender equality activities in six Scandinavian universities, together with an examination of the legislative and political frameworks surrounding these activities, the article provides new…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Educational Research
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Berisha, Anna-Kaisa; Seppänen, Piia – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The Finnish comprehensive school system is regularly referred to as a uniform and "no-tracking". In this article, we show with novel urban case data in Finland that school performance differed significantly between schools, most strikingly between school classes, and was connected to the school's selectiveness in pupil admission. A…
Descriptors: Urban Education, School Choice, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Lager, Karin; Sheridan, Sonja; Gustafsson, Jan – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
There is increasing activity in the area of quality issues in education in Europe. Diverse discourses of policy for quality are encountered in daily practice. This article explores systematic quality development work in a Swedish educational setting: the leisure-time centre. By following 2 teachers' enactments of policy in planning, organising,…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Educational Policy
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Hansen, Hanne Foss – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2009
Current educational evaluation is institutionalized as an element in national educational policy in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway. This article analyses how higher education and primary and lower secondary education have adopted and institutionalized educational evaluation. The analysis shows similarities and differences in organizing and practicing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Assessment, Educational Research
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Husen, Torsten – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 1978
Problems of differentiation and uniformity of educational provisions are products of the era of emphasis on equality of educational opportunity. Three typical national solutions are dealt with in this paper: the American comprehensive model, the Western European elitist model, and the Eastern European model of a unitary school. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Academic Standards, Case Studies, Comparative Education