Search for dissertations about: "OECD"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 99 swedish dissertations containing the word OECD.

  1. 1. Future School Management : Do Plans and Needs Match? A Comparative Study with Examples from Four OECD-Countries

    Author : Kah Slenning; Arild Tjeldvoll; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Future studies; Scenario; Comparative study; Local Management of Schools; Competence; OECD; School Development; Interviews; Curriculum; National Educational Policy; Decentralization; Devolution; internationell pedagogik; International Education;

    Abstract : The overriding aim of this study is to focus a factor affecting the readiness of the education systems of four OECD countries (or, to be quite correct, three countries and one state in the U.S.) to meet and adapt to changing demands and expectations on educational outcome. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adoption of the Innovation System Concept in Sweden

    Author : Magnus Eklund; Lars Magnusson; Mats Larsson; Dan Bäcklund; Mats Benner; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conceptual history; Quentin Skinner; innovation system concept; innovation thinking; VINNOVA; OECD; Sweden; research policy; research funding reform; Research 2000; sectoral research; university autonomy; industrial policy; industrial crisis; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : In 2001 Sweden founded the government agency of VINNOVA, named after the OECD-endorsed innovation system concept. Criticising the common assumption that countries are passive and uncritical recipients of the approaches promoted by the OECD, this dissertation tries to show that Swedish actors were in fact very active and strategic as they contributed to the national adoption of the concept. READ MORE

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

    Author : Ron Mahieu; Arja Virta; Sven-Erik Hansén; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; Pedgogical work; 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

  4. 4. In silico methods to prioritize chemicals with high exposure potential

    Author : Efstathios Reppas Chrysovitsinos; Matthew MacLeod; Anna Sobek; Michael Matthies; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; free energy relationship; solvation parameters; polymers; materials; partitioning; octanol; Arctic contaminants; AMAP; POPs; Stockholm Convention; vPvB; REACH; OECD; QSAR; planetary boundaries; persistence; bioaccumulation; long-range transport; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Chemicals offer a wide range of desired functions and are used in a variety of consumer goods and industrial sectors. The number of individual synthetic organic chemicals produced and the total global chemical production volume are increasing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sharing the costs of children : studies on the development of family support in the OECD countries

    Author : Irene Wennemo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Familjehjälp; OECD-länder; Sjukförsäkring; Försäkringssystem; Sociala förhållanden; Socialtjänst; Samhälle; Familjepolitik;

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