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Mikko Kohvakka; Arto Nevala – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
Studies of global university rankings often assume that rankings as Anglo-American policy scripts have an increasing influence resulting in a convergence of policies and practices, or that the ideas of rankings continue to diverge into national types. In this article, we take a middle ground by arguing that when an idea of ranking is grounded in a…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Institutional Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Yuyang Kang; Ka Ho Mok – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
Global university rankings have reshaped the landscape of higher education (HE) across various parts of the globe. The intensified competition stirred by these rankings has significantly affected academic lifestyles. The quest for global university rankings has also inevitably increased the degree of homogenisation amongst universities. Given the…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Government Role, Foreign Countries, Institutional Characteristics
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Riyad A. Shahjahan; Naseeb K. Bhangal – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
We offer a Cultural Studies approach--a transdisciplinary field of study critically examining contemporary culture--to illuminate the roles of cultural producers and consumers in mediating the meaning of university rankings amidst a global media landscape. Using the case study of Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and drawing on the concepts of: (1)…
Descriptors: Achievement Rating, Reputation, Institutional Characteristics, Global Approach
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Simon Warren – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
This paper focuses on the tension between two political rationalities coordinating Danish higher education (HE) -- a nativist politics of belonging and that of status competition and its technologies of university rankings, citation indexes, and performance management, explored historically drawing on Gramscian conjunctural analysis. The paper…
Descriptors: Reputation, Institutional Evaluation, Citation Analysis, Faculty Publishing
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Seyedeh Golafrooz Ramezani; Jani Ursin – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
In response to global competition in higher education, university rankings have been developed. These have been interpreted as indicating the regions and countries with the most prestigious and competitive higher education institutions. The rankings are viewed as important in many countries, but their role is ambiguous and contested in the Nordic…
Descriptors: Achievement Rating, Universities, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret; Sonja Kosunen; Nina Haltia – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
In the process of higher education choice, the prospective students compare and organise universities into a preference order, which indicates status hierarchies among institutions. In this study, the aim is to investigate how (and based on what) recent business graduates construct institutional hierarchies in the national higher education…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Institutional Characteristics, Student Attitudes, College Graduates
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Maria Brännström – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
Following legislation in 2010, all Swedish teachers, at all levels, had a double mission: to teach democracy as well the content of their subject. This mission was seen as troublesome by evaluating authorities, among others. In the latest state curriculum, rhetoric has re-emerged as a central element of Swedish mother-tongue high school education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rhetoric, High Schools, Institutional Mission
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C. Björk-Åman; K. Ström – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
The reformed Finnish vocational education and training (VET) system is a competence-based, customer-oriented educational programme with two overarching aims: to develop a skilled labour force and to promote social inclusion. Support and guidance have become increasingly important in Finnish VET in recent decades. This study focuses on how…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Special Needs Students, Vocational Education, Holistic Approach
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Ann-Cathrine Bramhagen; Mats Lundström – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
Sex education can be described as an important part of health education in school and one way of strengthening health education could be a collaboration between different professionals in the school team. The aim of this study was to describe teachers' and school nurses' experiences and perspectives with regard to sex education among students aged…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Sonja Laine; Elina Kuusisto; Kirsi Tirri – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
There is a lack of research on students' conceptions of giftedness and intelligence, despite recognition of their influence on real-life factors such as achievement and motivation. This paper presents a cross-sectional mixed methods study that investigated Finnish students' (age 6-16 years; N = 1282) implicit conceptions of giftedness and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Gifted, Intelligence, Foreign Countries
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Rune Jørgen Sørensen; Jon Marius Iversen; Johan From; Hans Bonesrønning – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
We study the effects of parenting style on students' school performance, assuming that immigrant parents' child-rearing strategies derive from their country of origin. Following Doepke and Zilibotti [2017. Parenting with style: Altruism and paternalism in intergenerational preference transmission. "Econometrica," 85(5), 1331--1371.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parenting Styles, Immigrants, Student Behavior
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Catarina Lundqvist; Stina Westerlund – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
Increased international attention paid to research-based education has resulted in various national initiatives to exploit research in education. However, this poses challenges for school professionals. Based on an ethnographic single case study in a Swedish educational setting, this article investigates how national policy on research-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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Lais Oliveira Leite; Sari Havu-Nuutinen; Erkko Sointu – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
Understanding how student teacher professional agency (STPA) develops during teacher education is crucial for educators and curriculum developers interested in strengthening it. To explore this process comprehensively, environmental factors (i.e., curriculum coherence between theory and practice and the learning environment) and individual factors…
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Student Teachers, Professional Identity, Teacher Education
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A. Qvortrup – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
Due to COVID-19, 2020 was a strange and different school year for many students around the world. Based on a survey of primary school students (N = 2665) conducted in December 2020, this article examines students' well-being and stress levels one year after the first COVID-19 outbreak. It also examines how students emotionally relate to the…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Well Being, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Linda Larsen; Hanne Naess Hjetland; Stefan Kilian Schauber – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2024
Children's ability to correctly name letters is a key predictor of later reading abilities and skills, but research on letter naming from Scandinavian orthographies is scarce. The aim of this study is to explore how child- and letter-related factors (i.e., gender, child name, phonemic awareness, letter position in the alphabet and frequency, and…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Alphabets, Naming, Orthographic Symbols
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