Search for dissertations about: "vocational education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the words vocational education.

  1. 1. Education, Stratification and Reform : Educational Institutions in Comparative Perspective

    Author : Marcus Österman; Joakim Palme; Karl-Oskar Lindgren; Jan Teorell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Detracking; Education; Educational institutions; Educational inequalities; Education policy; Educational reform; Educational systems; Equality; Political economy; Political Parties; Social Trust; Tracking; Vocational education; Vocational training; Varieties of Capitalism; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : The main argument of this thesis is that research has to take the institutional character of education seriously. Educational institutions carry considerable weight for outcomes of education and their design is a matter of intense political debate. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pluralism and unity in education : on education for democratic citizenship and personal autonomy in a pluralist society

    Author : Joachim Rosenquist; Tomas Englund; Klas Roth; Walter Feinberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; pluralism; democratic education; citizenship education; children s rights; autonomy-promotion; school choice; deliberative democracy; political philosophy; educational philosophy; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The overarching theme of this thesis concerns the possibility of balancing the values of unity and pluralism in education in developed nation states characterized by an increasing pluralism when it comes to the beliefs and values of its citizens. The author suggests that democracy has a normative basis in the principle of reciprocity which can be supported in an overlapping consensus by reasonable persons who differ in their moral, religious and philosophical beliefs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integrated teaching for expanded vocational knowing : Studies in the Swedish upper secondary Health and social care program

    Author : Maria Christidis; Lázaro Moreno Herrera; Marianne Teräs; Janet Mattsson; Petri Nokelainen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Vocational education and training; nursing; upper secondary; Health and social care program; higher education; nursing programme; integrated teaching; vocational knowing; vocational contextualization; expanded vocational knowing; vocational literacy; Cultural historical activity theory; New literacy studies; Didactics; didaktik;

    Abstract : Integrated teaching is emphasized in Swedish upper secondary vocational education and training, for managing sociocultural and historical changes related to: a) increased demands on future competent health care workers, b) educational reforms, c) altered conditions for vocational teachers’ work, and d) vocational contextualization of teaching and learning content. However, national curricula from 1970, 1994, and 2011 recommend integrated teaching as a solution without any specific concretization of what integration could or should contribute with. READ MORE

  4. 4. Vocational English in Policy and Practice

    Author : Katarina Lindahl; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Vocational; English; policy enactment; upper secondary; education; education policy; teachers’ influences; VOLL; Bernstein; framing; horizontal and vertical discourse; classification;

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  5. 5. Vocational English in policy and practice

    Author : Katarina Lindahl; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Vocational; English; policy enactment; upper secondary education; education policy; teachers’ influences; VOLL; Bernstein; framing; horizontal and vertical discourse; classification; Utbildning och lärande; Education and Learning;

    Abstract : The aim of this licentiate thesis is to examine how, and in what ways, vocational English is a part of English language teaching in the Building and Construc­tion Programme in Sweden, and what the influences are for such pedagogy. The main research question is how policy documents relate to the views of teachers and their educational practice regarding vocational English. READ MORE