Search for dissertations about: "financial education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 114 swedish dissertations containing the words financial education.

  1. 1. New methods of teaching? : refroming education in Lao PDR

    Author : Kongsy Chounlamany; Bounchanh Khounphilaphanh; Britt-Marie Berge; Ann-Louise Silfver; Marianne Bloch; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : education; reform; new methods of teaching; student-centred education; gender; ethnicity; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Education; pedagogik;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the recent education reform in Laos as a global and a local process. When the economy was deteriorating in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), the so called New Economic Mechanism (NEM) was introduced and the country opened up for global donors and markets. This also had an effect on the education system. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond Moral Teaching : Financial Literacy as Citizenship Education

    Author : Mattias Björklund; Niklas Jakobsson; Martin Kristiansson; Johan Sandahl; Jan Löfström; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; financial literacy; social studies; upper secondary school; citizenship education; teaching; learning; pedagogical work; subject-matter didaktik; PCK; threshold concepts; variation theory; Beutelsbach consensus; powerful knowledge; second order concepts; Pedagogiskt arbete; Educational Work;

    Abstract : This thesis explores what financial literacy is, what financial literacy becomes and what financial literacy could become within the context of a citizenship education such as the Swedish upper secondary subject of social studies.  Financial literacy does not intuitively converge with social sciences which leaves social studies teachers to both teach and realise financial literacy. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

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

    Author : Getahun Yacob Abraham; Inga Wernersson; Ilse Hakvoort; Rajendra Chetty; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Classroom; democracy; differences; leadership qualities; learners; life orientation; participation; South Africa; teachers; voting; Education; Pedagogik; Classroom; 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

  5. 5. Non-market outcomes of education : the long-term impact of education on individuals' social participation and health in Sweden

    Author : Annica Brännlund; Mattias Strandh; Madelene Nordlund; Elaine Unterhalter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : education; non-market outcomes; agency; voice; health behaviour; psychological distress; longitudinal design; capability approach; Sweden; sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : In research, it is typical to analyse and discuss the utility of education in economic terms—specifically the market value of a particular degree or the financial returns associated with additional years in higher education. However, education may also generate outcomes that belong to the non-market sphere, such as open-mindedness, societal cohesion, community involvement, better health, and gender equality; yet these outcomes have received little scholarly attention. READ MORE