Search for dissertations about: "International Education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 243 swedish dissertations containing the words International Education.

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

    Author : Valdy Lindhe; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Environmental education; education for sustainability; frame factors; Education for Self-Reliance; teachers thinking; developing countries; Tanzania; Pedagogik; Education; 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. Structural Violence as a Constraint to African Policy Formation in the 1990s : Respositioning Education in International Relations

    Author : Catherine A Odora Hoppers; Birgit Brock-Utne; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Structural violence; policy formation; power relations; aid; discourses; geo-politics; education; knowledge; neo-liberalism; Structural Adjustment Programmes; reflexivity; transdisciplinarity; Public Policy Dialogue.; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This study is a meta-analysis of the manner in which global relations impact on national level policy spaces and policy formation. As the International Financial Institutions tighten their grip through the Structural Adjustment Programmes over African countries, and donors steadily shift their ground and push conditionality beyond economic policy into institutional arrangements, the issue of political sovereignty of African countries, and of indirect rule through aid becomes a key concern. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinants and Consequences of Language-in-Education Policies : Essays in Economics of Education

    Author : Christelle Garrouste; Holger Daun; Henry M. Levin; François Grin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language-in-education policies; decision-making analysis; non-cooperative game; language skills; HLM; human capital theory; rate of return analysis; post-colonial Africa; IALS; SACMEQ; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three empirical studies. The first study, Rationales to Language-in-Education Policies in Postcolonial Africa: Towards a Holistic Approach, considers two issues. First, it explores the factors affecting the choice of an LiE policy in 35 African countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Afghan Dilemma: Education, Gender and Globalisation in an Islamic Context

    Author : Pia Karlsson; Amir Mansory; Holger Daun; David Stephens; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic education; Western type of education; girls’ education; farz; maktab; madrasa; adab; akhlaq; Islam; globalisation; gender; folk theory; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : Afghanistan has a long history of Islamic education while Western type of education (maktab) is of more recent date. The latter type of education has expanded rapidly recently. However, girls’ enrolment remains low, around 35 per cent.The present study examines children’s, particularly girls’, participation in the two educational systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inscription on Stone : Islam, State and Education in Iran and Turkey

    Author : Reza Arjmand; Holger Daun; Jan Härpe; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Religious education; Islam; Islamic Education; Iran; Turkey; Hegemony; International education; Internationell pedagogik; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : This study explores the role of education as means of creation and maintenance of religious hegemony in Iran and Turkey. In the context of this study, state-sponsored systems of mass education aim to socialize generations of children into accepting the ideology and values of the dominant groups as the normal state of affairs. READ MORE