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Nortvedt, Guri A. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
This article addresses the policy implications of participation in international large-scale assessments (ILSAs), particularly the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), and the ways in which such implications might influence mathematics education. Taking Norway as a special case, this discussion focuses on insights into teaching,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, High Achievement, Low Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Selvik, Sabreen; Raaheim, Arild; Øverlien, Carolina – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Numerous children around the world are forced to make multiple moves with their mothers in and out of refuges for abused women. Each time, they experience a sudden upheaval of their familiar environment. For these children, domestic violence and flight from violence is not an isolated event but part of their upbringing. Few statistics and little…
Descriptors: Children, Mothers, Family Violence, Emergency Shelters
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Rexwinkel, Trudy; Haenen, Jacques; Pilot, Albert – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
A cross-national comparison of degree programme levels became relevant when the borders of European countries opened for students and graduates, and higher education institutions were restructured into bachelor's and master's programmes. This new situation foregrounded the questions of what students are learning in the degree programmes of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bachelors Degrees, Validity, Reliability
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Federici, Roger A. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
The purpose of the present study was to explore relations between principals' self-efficacy, perceived job autonomy, job satisfaction, and perceived contextual constraints to autonomy. Principal self-efficacy was measured by a multidimensional scale called the Norwegian Principal Self-Efficacy Scale. Job autonomy, job satisfaction, and contextual…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Measures (Individuals), Principals, Job Satisfaction
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Bråten, Ivar; Ferguson, Leila E.; Strømsø, Helge I.; Anmarkrud, Øistein – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
Building on the multidimensional framework of epistemic cognition proposed by Greene et al. ("Educational Psychologist" 43:142--160, 2008), this study examined beliefs about justification of knowledge claims in science among 65 Norwegian 10th graders. The first research question asked whether beliefs in personal justification,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Grade 10, Student Attitudes
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de Wal Pastoor, Lutine – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2004
This article explores the mediational role of classroom discourse in the development of shared understanding in the multiethnic classroom. Successful participation in classroom discourse not only requires linguistic and cognitive competence, but also demands cultural knowledge, which often is taken for granted. Research carried out in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Communication, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness
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Borge, Anne I. H.; Hartmann, Ellen; Strom, Steinar – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1996
Argues that quality issues in Norwegian day care are related to the shortage of qualified public day care directors and the expansion of questionable private centers. Notes that the current view on improving quality is to stimulate innovation in day care activities by rewarding local initiative and to institute quality control measures. (DSK)
Descriptors: Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Educational Assessment