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Morrone, Michelle Henault; Matsuyama, Yumi – Childhood Education, 2020
Sweden which has been long considered a champion of human rights, immigration-based multiculturalism has received domestic criticism. The resulting strong consensus supports multiculturalism that is "understood as active efforts to make public institutions more inclusive and hospitable to ethnic and religious diversity." This article…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Caring, Inclusion, Preschool Education
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Morrone, Michelle Henault; Matsuyama, Yumi – Childhood Education, 2020
Sweden has undergone many educational shifts in recent decades, going from a highly centralized system with a focus on collective education to a more market-guided system that offers more choice for the individual. Throughout this period, "education for all" has remained the guiding principle of government education policies, though some…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Educational Change, Access to Education, Educational Policy
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Ojala, Maria; Ekman Ladru, Danielle; Gustafson, Katarina – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
Due to the emergence of new forms of preschools and parents' increased freedom of choice regarding early childhood education, more research on parental preschool preferences is needed. Although preschool offers a seedbed for the development of knowledge and competencies, this development matures through interaction with parents. Therefore,…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, School Choice, Preschools, Mobile Educational Services
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Nasiopoulou, Panagiota – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
This study aims to explore profiles of preschool teachers' intentions when they divide the children into subgroups. Interactionist perspectives, Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory, and a pedagogical perspective on preschool quality provide the foundation for the study's theoretical framework. By applying a person-centered analytical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Intention, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Otterborn, Anna; Schönborn, Konrad J.; Hultén, Magnus – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Modern preschool education is seen as an essential foundation for nurturing children's digital literacy. Early childhood education environments have witnessed increased emphasis on integrating programming activities in combination with digital tablets. However, little is known about how preschool teachers implement programming as part of…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Curriculum Implementation, Programming, Preschool Curriculum
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Garvis, Susanne – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2021
While the majority of children in Sweden attend preschool, children of immigrant background have lower enrollment rates. Limited research has explored why immigrant families do not attend preschool. This study helps to fill this void by exploring the perspectives of 10 skilled immigrant mothers who do not send their children to preschool. Data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Immigrants, Preschool Education
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Samuelsson, Robin – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2021
This article examines how the environment and routines within preschools can support second language use and development. It suggests that certain imitable aspects common to Swedish preschools make the environment suitable for L2 use and development. Data build on a qualitative synthesis of two studies from which typical routine activities where…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Cultural Awareness, Language Usage, Swedish
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Eriksson Bergström, Sofia – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2021
This article sets out to discuss physical prerequisites for creativity. Creativity has come to be regarded as one of the most valuable attributes a person can have, at least in today's Western societies. This article builds on and incorporates material from a Swedish project called Entrepreneurship Liminal space, Creativity, and Understanding. The…
Descriptors: Creativity, Foreign Countries, Physical Environment, Environmental Influences
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Skaremyr, Ellinor – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2021
The Swedish preschools have evolved to be more diverse in terms of language and culture amongst the attending children. Previous research on newly arrived children in the Swedish preschools focusses on, amongst other things, how to provide for the best reception or education, but less is known about the newly arrived children's own communicative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Preschool Children, Preschool Education
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Sandberg, Anette; Broström, Stig; Johansson, Inge; Frøkjaer, Thorleif; Kieferle, Christa; Seifert, Anja; Roth, Angela; Tuul, Maire; Ugaste, Aino; Laan, Meeli – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
This article explores how some children in Denmark, Estonia, Germany and Sweden describe their perspective on learning. The aim of the international study is to gain knowledge of how preschool children in Sweden, Denmark, Estonia and Germany reflect and perceive their learning in preschool and other surrounding social contexts. The results are…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Focus Groups, Interviews, Goal Orientation
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Thulin, Susanne; Redfors, Andreas – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
This article reports on student preschool teachers' views of science and its role in preschool. Three cohorts of students have been given a written questionnaire with open-ended questions before and after a one-semester course including science (specifically Chemistry and Physics) in a 3.5-year preschool teacher programme in Sweden. The science…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teacher Education
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Sheridan, Sonja; Gjems, Liv – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
The most important benefits of international comparisons are the indications that make hidden national characteristics visible and shed new light on the system in each country. From a comparative perspective, this article explores what Swedish and Norwegian preschool teachers emphasise as important to preschool student teachers about preschool as…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Teacher Characteristics, Comparative Analysis, Preschool Teachers
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Weldemariam, Kassahun Tigistu – Childhood Education, 2014
Play is a natural and significant aspect of children's learning and development. Adults can be important to children's play, as they act as "play agents." Their involvement significantly influences the quality of the play activities in which children engage. The author briefly reviews the theoretical assumptions about adults' role in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Play, Child Development, Preschool Education
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Gustafson, Katarina; Ladru, Danielle Ekman – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2020
Using video-ethnographic data from a 'try-on day' in a bus-based mobile preschool, we discuss how children with different levels of experience collaborate with one another and with pedagogues to socialize newcomers into an ongoing community. Analyses show how pedagogues create moments of collective orientation and, besides through verbal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Socialization
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Palmér, Hanna; Henriksson, Jenny; Hussein, Rania – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2016
In recent years the interest in preschool mathematics has increased. However, studies seldom focus on children under the age of three and research is scarce on the early use of mathematics observed in natural settings. This article reports a study of mathematical possibilities during diaper changing in a preschool setting. A diaper change can be a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Toddlers, Mathematics Instruction
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