Search for dissertations about: "secondary school"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 306 swedish dissertations containing the words secondary school.

  1. 1. Mathematics in the Swedish Upper Secondary School Electricity Program A study of teacher knowledge

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Lena Aretorn; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mathematics education; teacher knowledge; electricity education; upper secondary school; vocational education; Swedish secondary school; didactics of mathematics; matematikdidaktik;

    Abstract : Mathematical knowledge is often a prerequisite for students at Swedish upper secondary vocational programs to be able to study vocational courses, for example electricity courses in the Electricity Program. Electricity Program students study mathematics in their electricity courses as well as in their mathematics course. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogik

    Author : Conny Björkman; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik; school improvement; successful schools; capacity building; internal capacities; collaboration forms; staff development; leadership; principals views; 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. Parental involvement in school : What promotes and what hinders parental involvement in an urban school

    University dissertation from Malmö högskola, Lärarutbildningen

    Author : Laid Bouakaz; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2007]
    Keywords : Humanities Social Sciences; minority parents; multi-ethnic school; multicultural; parental involvement; urban school;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on parental involvement in an urban school. The overall aim of the study is to obtain more adequate knowledge of what promotes and what hinders parental involvement in an urban secondary school for students between the age of about 12 and 16, and to achieve a better understanding of how parents of Arabic background and teachers view parental involvement in the work of the school. READ MORE

  4. 4. Science versus School-science Multiple models in genetics - The depiction of gene function in upper secondary textbooks and its influence on students' understanding

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Niklas Gericke; Karlstads universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conceptual change; genetics; history of science; models; nature of science; students’ understanding; textbooks; upper secondary school; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education Subject didactics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Pedagogik Ämnesdidaktik; Biology; Biologi;

    Abstract : In this thesis I describe a study of how the science of genetics is transformed into school science in upper secondary level textbooks and the impact that this transformation has on students’ understanding. The didactic challenge that we face is to decide which science from the academic disciplines we should bring into schools. READ MORE

  5. 5. International large-scale assessments and mathematics textbooks in a curriculum reform process Changes in lower secondary school algebra in Sweden 1995–2015

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Kristina Palm Kaplan; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; curriculum reform; algebra; textbooks; international assessment; TIMSS; secondary school; test validity; student achievement.; Curriculum Studies; Didaktik;

    Abstract : Reforming a curriculum entails more than simply launching new steering documents: it includes the development of new materials, evaluation of reform and identification of needs for further action. Drawing from algebra material surrounding the 2011 Swedish curriculum reform, this thesis contributes to understanding the process of curriculum reform concerning mathematics textbooks and international large-scale assessments. READ MORE