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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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Örtegren, Hans – Education Inquiry, 2014
The aim of this article is to deepen the understanding of how different aspects of the implementation of digital media may be related to subject paradigms and practice in the subject of Art in secondary schools in Sweden. The article is based on observations and interviews with teachers and pupils at secondary schools about their conceptions of…
Descriptors: Art Education, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Ahlström, Björn – Education Inquiry, 2010
The Swedish school law and curriculum states that students shall be participative in their work. They should work in a participative manner and the pedagogical idea is that influence and participation has multiple benefits for students' development. In this article the relationship between student participation and school success is examined. By…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 9, Bullying, Success