Search for dissertations about: "school quality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 253 swedish dissertations containing the words school quality.

  1. 1. Guiding Principles of Transformative Education for Sustainable Development in Local School Organisations Investigating Whole School Approaches through a School Improvement Lens

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Anna Mogren; Karlstads universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Education for Sustainable Development; School organisation; Transformative ESD; Transformative Quality; School improvement; Whole School Approach; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : The importance of an education that empowers students to engage with real societal problems to promote a sustainable future is widely acknowledged. However, the organisational characteristics of schools that facilitate such education for sustainable development (ESD) have received little attention. READ MORE

  2. 2. Occupational performance in school settings evaluation and intervention using the school AMPS

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Michaela Munkholm; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Occupational therapy; Assessment; Rasch measurement; Children; schoolwork performance; Differential item functioning; Differential test funktioning; Outcomes; Efficacy of intervention; school-based practice; instrument development; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Occupational therapy; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy; arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Background: This thesis is was designed to evaluate aspects of reliability and validity of the School Version of the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills (School AMPS) (Fisher, Bryze, Hume, & Griswold, 2007), an observation-based evaluation of quality of occupational performance when children perform schoolwork tasks in school settings. The long term goal was to contribute to knowledge about children at risk or with mild disabilities who experience difficulties with occupational performance in school settings, and describe how the School AMPS can be used when a true top−down process of planning and implementing school-based occupational therapy services is implemented in a Swedish context. READ MORE

  3. 3. To Describe, Transmit or Inquire Ethics and technology in school

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Viktor Gardelli; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Education; Ethics; Technology; Dialog; Philosophy; Philosophy with children; School; Curriculum; Interviews; Humanities and religion - History and philosophy subjects; Pedagogik; Skola; Etik; Teknik; Utbildningsfilosofi; Filosofi; Filosofi med barn; Dialog; Internet; Läroplan; Intervjuer; Humaniora och religionsvetenskap - Historisk-filosofiska ämnen; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : Ethics is of vital importance to the Swedish educational system, as in many other educational systems around the world. Yet, it is unclear how ethics should be dealt with in school, and prior research and evaluations have found serious problems regarding ethics in education. READ MORE

  4. 4. Health-Related Quality of Life in Asthma

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mai Leander; Ersta Sköndal högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; asthma; adult; quality of life; cohort studies; longitudinal study; questionnaires; epidemiology; prognosis; Gothenburg quality of life instrument; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Asthma; Adult; Quality of Life; Cohort Studies; Longitudinal study; Questionnaires; Epidemiology; Prognosis; Gothenburg Quality of Life Instrument; Göteborg Quality of Life Instrument;

    Abstract : Health-related quality of life (HRQL) has become an important outcome in asthma, since traditional outcomes, such as respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function, might not entirely express the patient’s perception of the limitations caused by the disease. The aim of this thesis was to study HRQL in asthma and to analyse if HRQL was related to asthma onset and prognosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Logics of Healthcare - In Quality Improvement Work

    University dissertation from Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Christian Gadolin; Högskolan i Skövde.; Högskolan i Skövde.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Medarbetarskap och organisatorisk resiliens FORE ; Followership and Organizational Resilience; quality improvement; quality improvement work; healthcare organizations; healthcare professionals; institutional logics; institutional work;

    Abstract : Quality improvement (QI) has become a cornerstone in contemporary healthcare organizations with the aim of enabling management that facilitates efficiency and effectiveness, while providing a consistent correlation between health spending and indicators of access to and quality of care. However, despite years of reform which have attempted to change healthcare professionals’ practice, traditional professional modes of working remain relatively stable and entrenched. READ MORE