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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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Garthus-Niegel, Kristian; Oppedal, Brit; Vike, Halvard – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Education has continuously been regarded as a vital tool in Norwegian policymakers' immigrant integration agendas. This study analyzes semantic structures substantiating the policy language of historical Norwegian immigrant education policies from their inception in 1973 until today (2013). The analysis is framed by Kronenfeld's linguistic…
Descriptors: Semantics, Social Systems, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
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Opheim, V. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2011
In 2002 the student finance system in Norway went through a major restructuring. The changes included an increase in student support and an introduction of progression-dependent grants. Using two student welfare surveys conducted in 1998 and 2005, the paper analyses the effect of the changes on the students. The analysis compares the risk of study…
Descriptors: Incentives, Student Welfare, Social Differences, Loan Repayment
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Vehkakoski, Tanja M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2008
The debate about whether to include all kinds of students in the general education classrooms is a current topic in the European and Scandinavian educational policy. This paper comes to grips with this topic by focusing on the process through which professionals define educational possibilities and risks for one group of children considered as…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Assistive Technology, Educational Policy, Mainstreaming
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Carlgren, Ingrid; Klette, Kirsti – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2008
This article deals with the question of how the restructuring of educational systems in Nordic countries affects teachers' working conditions. It is based on results from the project "Restructuring in Education: Reform policy and teacher professionalism in different Nordic contexts" in which the construction of the "New…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Teaching Conditions, Teaching Experience
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Ronnberg, Linda – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2007
Swedish compulsory schools are the most autonomous in Europe regarding time allocation and time management. Still, the Swedish state decided to take this even further, when introducing an experiment that permits some compulsory schools to abandon the regulations of the national time schedule. The aim of this study is to explore and analyse the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Time Management, Policy Analysis, Management by Objectives