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Björk, Kaisa; Danielsson, Eva; Basic, Goran – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2019
In 2015, approximately 70,000 children and young people immigrated to Sweden, including 35,000 unaccompanied minors who arrived without any legal guardian. The huge influx of young people has been a challenge for the Swedish school system. Newly arrived immigrant students are a diverse group, and their educational backgrounds vary. Those actively…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Professional Identity, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Role
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Mattsson, Torun; Lundvall, Suzanne – Sport, Education and Society, 2015
Dance has been a part of the physical education (PE) curriculum in several countries for a long time. In spite of this, studies demonstrate that the position of dance in the subject of PE is contested and that little time is devoted to dance. The overall aim of this article is to examine the position of dance as a pedagogical discourse in Swedish…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Dance, Status, Discourse Analysis
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Sigvardsson, Anna – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The aim of this study is to review research on poetry reading pedagogy in secondary education from 1990 to 2015. Today there is little research on poetry teaching in Sweden and thus little guidance for secondary teachers. Therefore, this study thematically analyses peer-reviewed articles from English language international journals. Articles were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poetry, Instruction, Literature Appreciation
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Duke, Thomas Scott – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2011
This meta-synthesis of empirical and nonempirical literature analyzed 24 journal articles and book chapters that addressed the intersection of disability, [homo]sexuality, and gender identity/expression in P-12 schools, colleges and universities, supported living programs, and other educational and social contexts in Australia, Belgium, Canada,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Journal Articles, Foreign Countries, Homosexuality
Institute of Family Studies, Melbourne (Australia). – 1984
Fourth in a series of volumes containing the proceedings of the 1983 Australian Family Research Conference, this publication deals with policies and families in Australia. Papers and authors included are: "Improving Social Security Programs: Some Options and Barriers" (Andrew Burbidge), "Single Parent Families and Social Policies:…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Day Care, Decision Making
Abrahamsson, Kenneth, Ed. – 1988
These 15 papers address the creation of second-chance routes for adults; patterns of study finance; experiences and life-studies of adult learners; and an evaluation of the reform of higher education in Sweden. Presentations include "To Put New Wine into Old Bottles: The Swedish Reform of Higher Education as a Modernized Form of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Continuing Education, Developed Nations
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Novak, Judit; Carlbaum, Sara – Journal of Education Policy, 2017
Since 2009, the Swedish Government uses an "audit" agency--the Swedish Schools Inspectorate--to monitor and assess the accuracy with which teachers grade student responses on national tests. This study explores the introduction and subsequent establishment of the Inspectorate's regrading programme as an example of political management of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accuracy, Grading, National Competency Tests