Search for dissertations about: "Education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2786 swedish dissertations containing the word Education.

  1. 1. Greening education : Prospects and conditions in Tanzania

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Valdy Lindhe; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Environmental education; education for sustainability; frame factors; Education for Self-Reliance; teachers thinking; developing countries; Tanzania; Pedagogik; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Environmental education in Tanzania after independence takes the Education for Self-Reliance policy as its starting point. This policy dominated the curriculum from 1967 to the 1980s. READ MORE

  2. 2. Education for Democracy? : Life Orientation: Lessons on Leadeship Qualities and Voting in South African Comprehensive Schools

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Acta Universitatis Gothoburgensis

    Author : Getahun Yacob Abraham; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Pedagogik; Classroom; democracy; differences; leadership qualities; learners; life orientation; participation; South Africa; teachers; voting; Life Orientation; Life Skills;

    Abstract : This study takes as its starting point how teachers understand, interpret and teach social development aspects of Life Orientation in South African comprehensive schools. The specific focus is on lessons on leadership qualities and voting for third grade learners in four schools, each dominated by either Black, Coloured, White or mixed groups of learners. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Democracy, education and citizenship : towards a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens

    University dissertation from Stockholm : HLS Förlag

    Author : Klas Roth; Stockholms universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deliberative democracy; democratic education; deliberation; citizenship education; educational theory; philosophy of education and political theory.; pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The present thesis suggests ideas for a theory on the education of deliberative democratic citizens in a multicultural society in terms of what I have called Eddemcit. It involves a) an ideal view of democracy in communicative and discourse-ethical terms, b) a comprehensive view of an autonomous citizen, c) two conditions for deliberation in terms of opportunity and freedom, d) a core value in terms of conscious social and cultural mediation, e) democratic principles as heuristic devices, f) an understanding of democratic deliberation in terms of intersubjectivity, processes and the better argument. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pluralism and unity in education on education for democratic citizenship and personal autonomy in a pluralist society

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Joachim Rosenquist; Örebro universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pluralism; democratic education; citizenship education; children s rights; autonomy-promotion; school choice; deliberative democracy; political philosophy; educational philosophy; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The overarching theme of this thesis concerns the possibility of balancing the values of unity and pluralism in education in developed nation states characterized by an increasing pluralism when it comes to the beliefs and values of its citizens. The author suggests that democracy has a normative basis in the principle of reciprocity which can be supported in an overlapping consensus by reasonable persons who differ in their moral, religious and philosophical beliefs. READ MORE