Search for dissertations about: "educational policy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 145 swedish dissertations containing the words educational policy.

  1. 1. Juridification of Educational Spheres The Case of Swedish School Inspection

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Judit Novak; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education policy; educational spheres; evaluative state; governance; institutionalization; judicialization; juridification; law as institution; legalization; new managerialism; positive rights; re-regulation; rule of law; school inspection; schools inspectorate; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : This dissertation argues that the great transformation of education policy and governance that we have witnessed in the last few decades can only be properly understood by taking into account a process of juridification. In and of itself, this is not a novel assertion; what is argued here is that what this entails concretely has been only partially understood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Agents of change and policies of scale A policy study of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise in Education

    University dissertation from Umeå : Svenska och samhällsvetenskapliga ämnen

    Author : Ron Mahieu; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Entrepreneurship; enterprise; Global-local nexus; structure agency; policy dissemination; policy network; policy scope; policy drive; education policy; multi-level governance; OECD; EU; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Pedgogical work; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogiskt arbete;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to describe and understand the introduction of entrepreneurship and enterprise projects in primary and secondary schools in the North of Sweden and to identify and analyse the driving forces and actors behind this process. In particular the influence and significance of education policy at supranational, national and subnational level for the introduction of entrepreneurship and enterprise in education are analysed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vocational English in policy and practice

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Katarina Lindahl; Högskolan Dalarna.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Utbildning och lärande; Vocational; English; policy enactment; upper secondary education; education policy; teachers’ influences; VOLL; Bernstein; framing; horizontal and vertical discourse; classification; upper secondary; education;

    Abstract : The aim of this licentiate thesis is to examine how, and in what ways, vocational English is a part of English language teaching in the Building and Construc­tion Programme in Sweden, and what the influences are for such pedagogy. The main research question is how policy documents relate to the views of teachers and their educational practice regarding vocational English. READ MORE

  4. 4. Education, Stratification and Reform Educational Institutions in Comparative Perspective

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Marcus Österman; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Detracking; Education; Educational institutions; Educational inequalities; Education policy; Educational reform; Educational systems; Equality; Political economy; Political Parties; Social Trust; Tracking; Vocational education; Vocational training; Varieties of Capitalism; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The main argument of this thesis is that research has to take the institutional character of education seriously. Educational institutions carry considerable weight for outcomes of education and their design is a matter of intense political debate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond Education and Society On the Political Life of Education for Sustainable Development

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Stefan L. Bengtsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; education; ESD; environmental education; Education for Sustainable Development; sustainability; policy; education policy; globalisation; globalization; hegemony; discourse; space; antagonism; political; politics; temporality; beyond; mutation; rhizome; rhizomic; play; Laclau; utbildning; UHU; miljöundervisning; utbildning för hållbar utveckling; hållbar utvecking; politik; policy; utbildningspolicy; globalisering; hegemoni; diskurs; antagonism; temporalitet; mutation; rhizome; spel; Laclau; Curriculum Studies; Didaktik;

    Abstract : The objective of this dissertation is to develop a theoretical and analytical framework for understanding the political in education from a social and global perspective. With this objective in mind, it employs an empirical engagement and theoretical reflection on how this political can be seen to emerge in policy making on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). READ MORE