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Stigberg, Henrik; Stigberg, Susanne – Policy Futures in Education, 2020
Programming and computational thinking have emerged as compulsory skills in elementary school education. In 2018, Sweden has integrated programming in mathematics education with the rationale that it fosters problem solving and logical thinking skills and motivates students to learn mathematics. We investigated how teachers introduce programming…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Programming, Computation, Mathematics Instruction
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Allodi, Mara Westling – Policy Futures in Education, 2013
The principles of new public management -- market mechanisms, accountability and standards -- have been applied in the education system. These methods are supposed to increase efficiency, but there is also a risk of negative consequences from the services provided if the measures of performance target a reduced range of goals, ignore relevant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accountability, Junior High Schools, Educational Administration