Search for dissertations about: "international and comparative education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 swedish dissertations containing the words international and comparative education.

  1. 1. What Role of God and National Curriculum in School life? A Comparative Study of Schools with a Muslim Profile in England and Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Åsa Brattlund; Mälardalens högskola.; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education International education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Internationell pedagogik; Didactics; didaktik; Islamic school; Muslim; Muslim school; Primary school; comparative; islamisk skola; muslim; muslimsk skola; grundskola; jämförande studie; internationell pedagogik; friskola; fristående skola; skolledare; interkulturell; konfessionell skola; religiös skola; religionsundervisning; konfessionell; internationell pedagogik; International Education; comparative study; International Education; independent school; school leader; intercultural; confessional school; faith school; religious education; confessional; school head; islamiska skolor; muslimska skolor; grundskolor; konfessionella skolor; religiösa skolor;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of principles and ethics that dominate four schools with a Muslim profile, two in Sweden and two in England.The specific objectives of the study are:  to examine educational policies with regard to primary schools with a confessional orientation in Sweden and England; to compare two primary schools with a Muslim profile in Sweden with two such schools in England; and in these four schools to describe and examine the manner in which school heads, teachers and other staff deal with the encounters between the values found in the national curriculum of Sweden and England respectively and the principles and ethics embodied in their private philosophy of life; to describe and examine the views of school heads, teachers and other staff on school leadership and any educational, ideological or personal role model they emulate; to describe and examine the expectations and views of parents with regard to the school with a Muslim profile; and describe the views of the pupils regarding their schools and the norms and values in school and; finally, to examine the attitudes of some local authority politicians in Sweden to MP schools. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Pedagogiska institutionen

    Author : Reza Arjmand; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Religious education; Islam; Islamic Education; Iran; Turkey; Hegemony; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education International education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Internationell pedagogik; International Education; internationell pedagogik;

    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

  3. 3. Higher Education and the Labor Market : A Study of University Access and Graduate Employment Opportunities in Nigera

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institute of International Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Ejiaga Romanus; Stockholms universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Higher education; university access; labor market; job opportunity; employment; business administration; admissions; occupation; graduate output; quota system; Nigeria; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education International education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Internationell pedagogik; International Education; internationell pedagogik;

    Abstract : This study examines problems of access to university education and graduate employment opportunities in Nigeria. Specifically, the study investigates issues of equality of opportunity in university education, quotas in admissions, geographical dispersion of higher educational institutions, student finance, university resources, student characteristics, university output, and the transition of graduates to the labor market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Policies for minority education : a comparative study of Britain and Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Ann-Margret Fris; Stockholms universitet.; [1982]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bilingual Education; Comparative Education; Educational Policy; Language Planning; Immigrants; Resource Allocations; Minority Groups; Multilingualism;

    Abstract : The aim of the study is to examine how policies for minority education in Britain and Sweden have developed over the last twenty-five years. Policy has been used in a broad sense, including not only central but also regional and local decisions, not only written documents but also administration, interpretation and application of policies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Structural Violence as a Constraint to African Policy Formation in the 1990s : Respositioning Education in International Relations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institute of International Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Catherine A Odora Hoppers; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : 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.; International Education; internationell pedagogik;

    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