Search for dissertations about: "capacity-building"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the word capacity-building.

  1. 1. Distributed Leadership in Local School Organisations. Working for School Improvement?

    Author : Mette Liljenberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : distributed leadership; institutional perspective; school improvement; capacity building; local school organisation; teacher team; school leadership; principal; teacher;

    Abstract : This thesis takes its point of departure from the recent increased interest in leadership, and especially distributed leadership. Educational research states that if schools are to meet future demands, leadership must rest on trust within the organisation and distributed leadership must be understood, in the frame of professional collaboration and social learning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Internal capacities for school improvement : Principals' views in Swedish secondary schools

    Author : Conny Björkman; Anders Olofsson; Olof Johansson; Kauko Hämäläinen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; school improvement; successful schools; capacity building; internal capacities; collaboration forms; staff development; leadership; principals´ views; Education; Pedagogik; principals views;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to describe and analyse principals´ views of collaboration forms, staff development and leadership, as critical internal capacities for school improvement, in five more successful and four less successful Swedish secondary schools, and compare the qualitative similarities and/or differences in the principals´ views at the level of schools. A successful school is understood to be a school where pupils accomplish both the academic objectives and the social/civic objectives in the National Curriculum. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experimental Governance : Capacity and legitimacy in local governments

    Author : Erica Eneqvist; Andrew Karvonen; Hans Westlund; Kersti Karltorp; Annica Kronsell; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Experimental governance; legitimacy; municialities; democracy; organisational capacity; capacity-building; local government; public sector innovation; Urbana och regionala studier; Urban and Regional Studies;

    Abstract : Contemporary planning and governance of cities involves practices of experiments and trials in urban experiments, collaborative platforms, and urban development projects with high ambitions for sustainability and innovative solutions. These practices of experimental governance can be seen as new policy instruments that include actors from all sectors of society in collective problem-solving. READ MORE

  4. 4. Capacity Development for Healthcare Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Assessing the effectiveness of an advanced international training programme in sexual and reproductive health and rights in Africa and Asia

    Author : Gilbert Tumwine; Socialmedicin och global hälsa; []

    Abstract : Background: The 2030 agenda for sustainable development calls upon all nations to make critical investments in their health systems to deliver universal access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). Capacity development is listed among the strategies for achieving sustainable development goals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bending the Curve – the Role and Interplay of Municipal Energy Planning and Municipal Spatial Planning for Climate Change Mitigation in Sweden

    Author : Vincent Wretling; Berit Balfors; Ulrika Gunnarsson-Östling; Christina Hörnberg; Catalina Turcu; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; local energy and climate planning; municipal comprehensive planning; wind power planning; climate policy integration; Strategic Environmental Assessment; institutional capacity building; Land and Water Resources Engineering; Mark- och vattenteknik;

    Abstract : The global climate is changing rapidly, which pronounces the need for imminently bending the curve of greenhouse gases emissions. The local authorities have been recognised as key actors in this decarbonisation, due to their wide-ranging responsibilities, including different mandates for local planning. READ MORE