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Wolfensberger, Marca; Hogenstijn, Maarten – Education Sciences, 2016
For decades, Scandinavian culture effectively prohibited the development of special provisions for talented students in higher education. However, in recent years, a cultural shift has gradually made more room for excellence and talent development in the national discourses. This paper analyzes the climate for talent development in Denmark,…
Descriptors: Talent, Talent Development, Higher Education, Honors Curriculum
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Rasmussen, Palle; Zou, Yihuan – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2014
In recent decades, the concept of accountability has attracted more and more attention in public governance and management. The management of education is no exception. This article presents and discusses the evolution and current status of educational accountability in two different national contexts, China and Denmark. Two main sectors of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Foreign Countries, Governance, Educational Administration
Mifsud, Mark C. – Online Submission, 2012
There is a considerable body of literature on research on environmental knowledge, attitude and action. A lot of research has occurred on the primary and secondary school populations and the general population. However, much less emphasis has been placed on studies that concern post-compulsory education students in the range from 16 to 18 years…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Knowledge Level, Attitudes
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Sánchez-Pérez, Rosario – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2012
This paper analyses the efficiency of higher education in equalizing the feasible wages obtained for men and women in the labour market. To do that, It is estimated two stochastic frontiers. The first one measures the effect of higher education inside the group of men and women for six European countries. The results indicate that in Denmark,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Comparative Analysis, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries
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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