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Høvsgaard Maguire, Laura – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
Algorithmic practices are becoming increasingly more central within educational governance. By focusing on the mechanisms of a particular algorithmic testing system in Denmark, this paper highlights how such practices are implicated in the emergence of new accountability infrastructures. It adopts an STS approach drawing specifically upon Michel…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Foreign Countries, Accountability, National Competency Tests
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Jaffe-Walter, Reva – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2019
Drawing on an ethnographic case study of Muslim youth in a Danish lower secondary school, this article explores teacher talk about Muslim immigrant students and how teachers engaged liberal ideals of respect, individualism, and equality in ways that racialized immigrant students. I consider moments of vacillation in teacher talk to explore…
Descriptors: Muslims, Nationalism, Case Studies, Secondary School Students
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Tahirsylaj, Armend – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
The primary objective of the study was to empirically test theoretical claims made about differences between Didaktik and curriculum traditions concerning teacher autonomy (TA) and teacher responsibility (TR). It tests the hypothesis that TA and TR are higher among Didaktik than curriculum countries. The second objective was to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Autonomy, Teacher Responsibility, Comparative Education
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Jankvist, Uffe Thomas; Misfeldt, Morten; Aguilar, Mario Sánchez – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2019
Inspired by the entering of computer algebra systems (CAS) in the Danish upper secondary school mathematics program, this article addresses, from a theoretical stance, what may happen when traditional procedures are outsourced to CAS. Looking at the commands "solve" and "desolve," it is asked what happens when such CAS…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Algebra, Problem Solving, Foreign Countries
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Pless, Mette; Katznelson, Noemi – Qualitative Research in Education, 2019
In this article we explore and develop the understanding of young people's motives for (non)participation in lower secondary education. Based on a two-year study dominated by qualitative and explorative methods, we combine a focus on young peoples' motives and goal orientations with a socio-cultural (and social constructivist) understanding of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Goal Orientation, Student Motivation
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Helms Jørgensen, Christian; Järvinen, Tero; Lundahl, Lisbeth – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
In recent decades, a range of policy measures to support young people's school-to-work transitions has been initiated across Europe. However, these transition policies have rarely been studied systematically, particularly from a comparative perspective. Thus, the aim of this article is to compare Swedish, Danish and Finnish policies for supporting…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Cross Cultural Studies, Classification, Social Responsibility
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Nielsen, Stine Frydendal; Thing, Lone Friis – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
The article presents an analysis of 93 essays written in an upper secondary school context. The essays were collected in relation to a larger research project, which went on for 5 years in a Danish upper secondary school (2010-2015). The material represents both genders and the students are 15-17 years old. We deploy a theoretical framework taken…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Essays, Student Experience
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Reimer, David – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2019
This article provides an overview of the main sociological approaches applicable to the study and analysis of teaching, teachers and teacher education. Analytical perspectives from sociology are then compared to research on teachers from two other disciplines, education economics and educational psychology, which have produced the lion's share of…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, Teacher Education, Economics, Educational Psychology
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Sortkaer, Bent – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
This study draws on the concept of cultural capital to determine whether the cultural capital of students is related to their perceptions of classroom interactions, specifically teacher--student feedback practices. The analysis of new data in 'Feedback and Cultural Capital,' a Danish survey of feedback practices among 14-year-old and 15-year-old…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Classroom Communication
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Messiou, Kyriaki – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
Despite the progress that has been made over the 25 years since the Salamanca Statement, there is still room for improvements in order that schools can be developed that include all students. Drawing on a programme of research carried out over a period of 20 years in various European countries, this paper argues that children and young people…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Inclusion, Children, Childrens Rights
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Lykkegaard, Eva; Ulriksen, L. – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
The metaphor of the leaking pipeline is sometimes used to suggest that some students are lost for STEM as they advance through the educational system. This paper follows a cohort of upper-secondary school students with an interest in STEM from 18 months before their completion of upper-secondary until three years after their completion. Adopting a…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Secondary School Students, Career Choice, Science Careers
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Ilgaz, Gökhan; Eskici, Menekse; Vural, Levent – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine how effectively different countries use educational inputs in the process of science education. The study is in the descriptive model and the data is derived from the PISA 2015 data set, which provides information to countries on secondary education programs. Data from 70 countries, including Turkey, were used…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Science Education, Foreign Countries
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Sortkaer, Bent – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
In this article I describe teacher-student feedback as an active process shaped by both the teacher and the student and argue that feedback is influenced by students' unique experiences and socialisation. Drawing on sociological theories on interaction and communication, I argue that the type and quality of the teacher-student feedback perceived…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Correlation, Student Attitudes, Socioeconomic Status