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JustEd Symposium at ECER 2017: Unpacking the many meanings of Justice in education

By on 11.05.2017 in Conferences
JustEd Symposium at ECER 2017: Unpacking the many meanings of Justice in education

What does concepts like equity, justice and inclusion actually mean? What about marginalization and differentiation? These concepts hold a strong position within in the educational sciences – however they are seldom clearly defined, decomposed or operationalized. 16 JustEd members have joined forces to unpack the meanings of these concepts in a symposium at the conference European […]

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Successful dissemination of research results to Nordic policy makers

By on 10.02.2017 in Conferences
Successful dissemination of research results to Nordic policy makers

Top-notch Nordic researchers in the field of education, among them many JustEd members, disseminated their newest research findings to 130 researchers and policy makers at a conference in Stockholm 6–7 February. The event was a joint conference of the Nordic and national educational research programmes, NordForsk’s ‘Education for Tomorrow’ being one of them. Professor Gunilla […]

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Seminar on disability and post-compulsory education

Seminar on disability and post-compulsory education

Disability studies in education have been on the agenda especially by researchers in the JustEd team 4, and as a resault of the collaboration researchers are now invited to a working seminar to wrap up the work done in JustEd on post-compulsory education for disabled people. The seminar is focusing on combinations and contradictions between educational […]

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“The Nordic model is interesting worldwide”

By on 02.06.2016 in Uncategorized
“The Nordic model is interesting worldwide”

The Scientific Advisory Board of the NordForsk programme Education for Tomorrow, which the Nordic Centre of Excellence JustEd is a part of, gathered in Roskilde in the end of May for their yearly summit. JustEd and the six other projects in the programme presented ideas and plans in three different themes: Skill formation, education and values education in the Nordic […]

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Special Issue: Equality, Inclusion, and Marketisation of Nordic Education

Special Issue: Equality, Inclusion, and Marketisation of Nordic Education

A special issue with the theme “Equality, Inclusion and Marketisation of Nordic Education” has recently been published in the journal RCIE (Research in Comparative and International Education, March 2016, 11(1)) where many of the JustEd members have contributed: Lisbeth Lundahl, Nafsika Alexiadou, Marianne Dovemark, Inger Erixon-Arreman, Ann-Sofie Holm, Ulf Lundström, Kristiina Brunila, Elina Ikävalko, Tuuli Kurki, […]

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Is there a “Nordic model” of education?

Is there a “Nordic model” of education?

In a special issue in Research in Comparative and International Education which includes contributions from the Nordic countries, Lisbeth Lundahl, leader of JustEd team 2, has written the introductory article. “My article emanates from two speeches on ‘the Nordic model of education’ – the one at the first JustEd conference in Lillehammer two years ago and the […]

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Completely changed values in the Nordic countries – is this what we want?

By on 21.01.2016 in Uncategorized
Completely changed values in the Nordic countries – is this what we want?

“Math and science have become privileged areas of the school curriculum, and make some children into the desired future citizens in society and doom some other children to be at the margins,” says Professor Paola Valero, member of JustEd team 3. “In this process some pupils align with core desired values in society such as […]

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The social costs and benefits of school choice in Sweden and Finland are presented in a new American book

The social costs and benefits of school choice in Sweden and Finland are presented in a new American book

A fruitful collaboration between JustEd team 1 and 2 has resulted in a book chapter in the newly published book ‘Education, Equity, Economy: Crafting a New Intersection’. JustEd team members Janne Varjo, Mira Kalalahti and Lisbeth Lundahl has written the chapter ‘Recognizing and Controlling the Social Cost of school Choice’. “It’s a book edited by […]

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“A Nordic Model?” JustEd Summer School in Oslo in August 2015

By on 10.02.2015 in Workshop
“A Nordic Model?” JustEd Summer School in Oslo in August 2015

The second Nordic Centre of Excellence ‘Justice through Education’ summer school will be held in Voksenåsen, Oslo in August 17-21, 2015. The theme of this year’s summer school is ‘A Nordic Model?’ The Summer School will be composed of lectures by researchers combined with workshops where students will have the opportunity to discuss and develop […]

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