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Tammi, Tuure; Rajala, Antti – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Previous research has identified numerous obstacles that counteract attempts to involve pupils in democratic processes in schools. Drawing from deliberative democratic theory and sociolinguistic research on dialogic teaching we discuss an intervention grounded on the ideas of deliberative communication and decision-making in an elementary…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Decision Making, Democratic Values
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Gerrevall, Per – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Induction programmes including assessments of suitability were introduced in Sweden 2011 and were in use for three years. The purpose of this study is to examine the conditions for and the consequences of giving the induction programme a gatekeeper function to the teaching profession. The empirical basis consists of a web-based survey, which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teacher Induction, Online Surveys, Teaching (Occupation)
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Rissanen, Inkeri; Kuusisto, Elina; Hanhimäki, Eija; Tirri, Kirsi – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This qualitative case study examines teachers' implicit meaning systems built around their core beliefs on the malleability of human qualities. Previous research has demonstrated the influence of students' implicit theories on motivation and achievement and has presented successful interventions for students. However, research on teachers'…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Systems Approach, Recall (Psychology), Interviews
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Chong, Pei Wen – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Borrowing the lens of Finnish education policymakers, this article aims at dissecting the Finnish conception of inclusion and its approach in constructing an inclusive "special" education system as set against the wider debates and practices that shed different lights on the meaning and viability of inclusion. The discussion explores the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Equal Education, Neoliberalism, Foreign Countries
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Elklit, Ask; Michelsen, Liv; Murphy, Siobhan – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The association between child maltreatment (CM) and educational outcomes have been well documented. However, there is a paucity of research that explores the association between different types of maltreatment and other school problems that may affect the educational outcomes of maltreated children. This study examined the association between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Abuse, Correlation, Attention
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Lytje, Martin – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
In the 1980s, Norwegian researchers pioneered efforts towards developing school support for bereaved children. Eighteen years later, a Danish approach was created based on these foundations. This article explores the Danish school bereavement response plans (b-plans) and investigates their ability to support both teachers and bereaved children.…
Descriptors: Grief, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Individual Needs
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Segerholm, Christina; Hult, Agneta – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Throughout Europe, school inspection has become a visible means of governing education. This education and inspection policy is mediated, brokered, interpreted, and learned through networked activities where the global/European meet the national/local, giving national and local "uptake" a variety of characteristics. We explore the local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inspection, Case Studies, Observation
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Boesen, Jesper; Lithner, Johan; Palm, Torulf – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Internationally, education reform has been directed towards describing educational goals that go beyond topic and content descriptions. The idea of mathematical competencies describes such goals. National tests have been seen as one way of communicating these goals and influence teaching. The present study analyses Swedish national tests in…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, National Standards, Standardized Tests, Foreign Countries
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Fuglseth, Anna Mette; Grønhaug, Kjell; Jörnsten, Kurt – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This paper reports on a study exploring master students' ability to apply their knowledge when solving an internal pricing problem in a supply chain. Analyses of 33 negotiation progress reports and 8 recordings of discussions demonstrate that most of the students were not able to apply relevant concepts and models to guide their handling of the…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Graduate Students, Educational Games, Educational Technology
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Hanssen, Thor-Erik Sandberg; Mathisen, Terje Andreas – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
High school graduates in rural counties often move to urban areas to study at higher education institutions (HEIs). Because graduates from HEIs often settle in regions in which they graduate, the result is a permanent out-migration of young talent from rural areas. This study adds to the body of literature on student choice by addressing measures…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, High School Graduates
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Engevik, L. I.; Naess, K. -A. B.; Berntsen, L. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aims of this study were to gain insight into the quality of inclusion in mainstream classrooms involving students with Down syndrome and to reveal underlying predictors. A total of 39 8-year-olds with Down syndrome and their teachers participated. Via a survey, the teachers were asked to rate key indicators of inclusion. Their average rating…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Down Syndrome
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Sataøen, Hogne Lerøy – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Higher education institutions (HEIs) in Norway have been subjected to several reforms in recent decades. There are transformed relationships between institutions and their environment, and higher educations' third mission is emphasized. To improve our understanding of HEIs' third mission, this paper employs boundary object theory, enabling us to…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Institutional Mission, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education
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Traetteberg, Håkon – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Democratic user control is a hallmark of Scandinavian schools, but also of other services of the Scandinavian welfare states. This article studies variations in parental control and influences in public and non-public schools. In addition, how the use of different governance tools inspired by markets affects user control is analyzed. The empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools
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Asplund, Stig-Börje; Kilbrink, Nina – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This article focuses on vocational learning in technical vocational education in upper-secondary school, with a special focus on the object of learning to weld. A concrete teaching situation where the learning object to weld is the focus of the interaction between a vocational teacher and an upper-secondary student was documented by a video camera…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Secondary Education, Welding, Teacher Student Relationship
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Hultin, H.; Ferrer-Wreder, L.; Eichas, K.; Karlberg, M.; Grosin, L.; Galanti, M. R. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study investigated the psychometric properties of a teacher-reported version of a Swedish school climate instrument called the Pedagogical and Social Climate (PESOC), which consists of 95 items covering cultural, structural and social factors. A sample of 348 teachers from 19 Swedish secondary schools was used. Multilevel confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychometrics, Measures (Individuals), Educational Environment
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