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Elo, Janne; Kurtén, Berit – Education Inquiry, 2020
Enterprise education is a policy-driven, cross-curricular phenomenon on many Western countries' educational agendas. The expectation is that it will be implemented in different school subjects, but bridging enterprise education and different school subjects has proven to be a challenge. This article explores whether and how open-ended…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education, Secondary School Students, Science Education
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Rosvall, Per-Åke – Education Inquiry, 2020
Mental health problems are increasingly common risk factors for chronic pain, while stressors in school are associated with persistent and recurrent pain among students, and negatively associated with educational achievements. Clearly, it is important to identify elements that influence frequencies or intensities of mental health problems. To…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Educational Environment
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Laukaityte, Inga; Rolfsman, Ewa – Education Inquiry, 2020
Decreasing performance in several core subjects among students in Sweden and the increasing segregation of schools are urgent issues in relation to equity in education, which has been a long-term goal in Sweden. The aim of this study is to identify factors in the school environment associated with student performance in PISA in mathematics at…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, International Assessment
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Poulsen, Bo Klindt – Education Inquiry, 2020
This article reports from a Danish research and development project on career learning in compulsory school. The aim of the project was to broaden the perspective on education and the world of work among pupils in the final years of compulsory school through career learning activities based on experience-based learning and reflection. To that end,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Attitude Change, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Varjo, Janne; Kalalahti, Mira; Jahnukainen, Markku – Education Inquiry, 2020
Transitions from one level of education system to another and from education to work are structured by socio-economic and institutional structure factors, while at the same time they are appropriated by individuals in their biographical constructions. Patterns to career trajectories are also dependent on social class, immigrant origin and level of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Socioeconomic Status, Institutional Characteristics
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Rolfsman, Ewa – Education Inquiry, 2020
The paper explores factors of importance for young people's choice of upper secondary education and for their future life, from a student perspective. The paper builds on data from a questionnaire study, answered by 1,414 students in grade 9 (age 15-16) in Sweden, prior to their choice of upper secondary school. In addition, data from earlier…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Nolgård, Olle; Nygren, Thomas – Education Inquiry, 2019
In this study, we analyse 126 secondary pupils' responses to national test questions designed to make them think and care about the history of national minorities in Sweden. Using a mixed method approach we find that historical thinking and empathy as caring are tightly interlinked in the responses. In particular, the cognitive act of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Caring, Social History
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Wiberg, Marie – Education Inquiry, 2019
The aim of this paper was to examine the relationship between Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) mathematics achievement and the two school achievement measures of grades and national test results in Sweden. A further aim was to examine the association of TIMSS mathematics achievement with different subgroups of students. The results…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
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Odenbring, Ylva – Education Inquiry, 2019
During the first decades of the twenty-first century, adolescents' perceived stress has been reported to be an important factor in explaining the health problems among students in Swedish schools. Based on interviews with key professionals working in the student welfare team in three secondary schools, the present article aims to contribute new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Secondary School Students, Mental Health
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Zehner, Fabian; Goldhammer, Frank; Lubaway, Emily; Sälzer, Christine – Education Inquiry, 2019
In 2015, the "Programme for International Student Assessment" (PISA) introduced multiple changes in its study design, the most extensive being the transition from paper- to computer-based assessment. We investigated the differences between German students' text responses to eight reading items from the paper-based study in 2012 to text…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Dalsgaard, Christian – Education Inquiry, 2018
The objective of the paper is to explore how theory is integrated into practice in students' academic work within upper secondary education. In order to study this, the paper develops an analytical framework for situated reflection that conceptualises reflective processes in direct relation to practical activities of students. The framework…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Secondary School Students, Reflection, Learning Processes
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Piekut, Anke – Education Inquiry, 2018
Since the reform of Upper Secondary School in 2005 in Denmark, genre writing has been mandatory in the L1 subject. In the predefined genres, argumentative reasoning, textual analysis and disciplinary knowledge are given high priority, whereas creative or narrative reasoning and writing are not part of the curriculum. In this article, the writer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Writing (Composition), Literary Genres
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Klette, Kirsti; Sahlström, Fritjof; Blikstad-Balas, Marte; Luoto, Jennifer; Tanner, Marie; Tengberg, Michael; Roe, Astrid; Slotte, Anna – Education Inquiry, 2018
In this article, we approach large questions regarding justice and equality in the Nordic classrooms. A substantial body of previous research emphasises the importance of student engagement in teaching and learning. Drawing on video data from Norway, Sweden and Finland, we focus on whole-class teaching, i.e. situations in which the teacher…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Teaching Methods, Video Technology, Foreign Countries
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Ramma, Yashwantrao; Bholoa, Ajeevsing; Watts, Mike; Nadal, Pascal Sylvain – Education Inquiry, 2018
Even though its importance is underscored in many research pursuits, attention to the affective domain in learning is often neglected at the expense of the cognitive development of students studying science, in particular physics. In this paper we propose a framework, the pedagogical technological integrated medium (PTIM) founded on the TPACK…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Solbue, Vibeke; Helleve, Ingrid; Smith, Kari – Education Inquiry, 2017
Focus of this article is immigrant youth and Norwegians-born to immigrant parents in upper secondary school in Norway. The study was conducted in a first year of a general study class in upper secondary school, where 11 of 24 students were immigrants. Previous research on immigrants in school tends to show a picture of a marginalized group in…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Immigrants, Intercultural Communication, Disadvantaged
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