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Schad, Elinor – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
Teachers' perceptions of organizational communication were assessed using a tailored questionnaire, sampling 401 primary and lower secondary school teachers from two municipalities in Sweden. Overall, the teachers were satisfied with the workplace communication climate, the communication structure, and collegial communication; however, a lack of…
Descriptors: Time Management, Teacher Attitudes, Organizational Communication, Organizational Climate
Sylvén, Liss Kerstin, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2019
This book provides a rich and unique longitudinal account of content and language integrated learning (CLIL). The chapters report on the findings from a large-scale, three-year research project undertaken at senior high school level in Sweden. The ecological perspective, with quantitative and qualitative methods, gives voice to both learners and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, High Schools, English (Second Language)
OECD Publishing, 2019
Good health is a benefit in many domains, such as work, studies or social relationships. Fostering a sound knowledge on healthy habits and the implications of risk-taking behaviours is a key to shaping societies with healthier lifestyles.
Descriptors: Health, Health Care Costs, Health Behavior, Health Education
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Bertoni, Alessandro – Education Sciences, 2019
Students engaged in systems engineering education typically lack experience and understanding of the multidisciplinary complexity of systems engineering projects. Consequently, students struggle to understand the value, rationale, and usefulness of established systems engineering methods, often perceiving them as banal or trivial. The paper…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Engineering Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Graduate Students
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Håkansson Lindqvist, Marcia – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
School leaders' practices to support the innovative use of digital technologies for teaching and learning and the conditions for technology-enhanced learning were studied in a 1:1 laptop initiative in two schools over a period of 3 years in Umeå, Sweden. The aim of this paper is to explore, analyze and discuss the possibilities and challenges in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Walton, Geoff; Childs, Mark; Jugo, Gordana – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The aim of the project was to motivate school students to learn about the national literature of their own and others' countries. Engagement was fostered via the creation of digital artefacts (or "e-artefacts") such as online comic strips, live videos or animations. The pedagogical rationale was based on Papert's constructionism and…
Descriptors: Literature, Computer Uses in Education, Student Motivation, Foreign Countries
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Gonsalves, Allison J.; Silfver, Eva; Danielsson, Anna; Berge, Maria – International Journal of STEM Education, 2019
Background: Research in engineering education has pointed to the need for new engineers to develop a broader skill-set with an emphasis on "softer" social skills. However, there remains strong tensions in the identity work that engineers must engage in to balance the technical demands of the discipline with the new emphasis on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Engineering, Technical Occupations
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Jedemark, Marie – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This article aims to highlight how a scientific and critical approach is used in assessment dialogues during the last period of a practical, school-based teacher education programme. The result is based on 13 assessment dialogues conducted in a course at a Swedish university, where one of the course objectives is to, 'in a scientific way, analyse…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, Teacher Educators
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Bergh, Andreas; Löfdahl Hultman, Annica; Englund, Tomas – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This article focuses on a new form of governing that targets a selected group of teachers. Specifically, it analyses how the Swedish so-called advanced teacher reform is enacted at the local level and discusses its implications for teachers' professionalism. The methodological approach enables a local analysis in a broader international policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Professionalism, Educational Policy
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Hemmi, Kirsti; Krzywacki, Heidi; Liljekvist, Yvonne – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
In the current paper, we present an analysis of a case study in which we have followed Swedish primary teachers who voluntarily began using translated Finnish curriculum materials, i.e. a textbook and teacher guide, in order to reform their mathematics teaching. The multifaceted data, consisting of questionnaires, interviews, protocols from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction
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Wermke, Wieland; Olason Rick, Sigrid; Salokangas, Maija – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
Teacher autonomy has become an increasingly popular research topic over the past decade, reflecting wider national and global education trends. In this light, this article investigates and compares the perceptions of German and Swedish teachers concerning their professional autonomy. We analyse teachers' perceptions using a grid, and view teacher…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Professional Autonomy, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education
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Messina Dahlberg, Giulia; Bagga-Gupta, Sangeeta – Deafness & Education International, 2019
In recent decades, a growing body of scholarship has recognised the inappropriateness of conceptualising and representing communicative practices in terms of essentialized codes where different named language-varieties and modalities mutually exclude one another. At the same time, making visible complex practices has resulted in methodologies and…
Descriptors: Deafness, Bilingual Education, Code Switching (Language), Translation
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Haualand, Hilde; Holmström, Ingela – Deafness & Education International, 2019
This article focuses on the similar approaches to, yet different contexts of legal recognition of sign languages in Sweden and Norway. We use examples from sign language documentation (both scientific and popular), legislation that mentions sign language, organization of implementation of sign language acquisition, and public discourse (as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sign Language, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Henry, Alastair; Thorsen, Cecilia – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
L2 motivation is a relational phenomenon, shaped by teacher responsiveness (Lamb, 2017; Ushioda, 2009). Little, however, is known about the practices in which responsiveness is manifested. Drawing on research from the culturally responsive teaching paradigm (Petrone, 2013), and highlighting the role of empathy and perspective taking (Warren,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learning Motivation, Teacher Influence, Culturally Relevant Education
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Jungert, Tomas; Östergren, Rickard; Houlfort, Nathalie; Koestner, Richard – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: Perceived support from co-workers and managers is important for many organizational outcomes. However, the benefit of competence support from colleagues and school management on personal teacher efficacy has not been investigated. The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to investigate the impact of competence support from colleagues…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Competence, School Based Management
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