Tag: Sweden

New book on diversifying education in Europe

By on 17.02.2017 in Publications
New book on diversifying education in Europe

The title of this new book “The State, Schooling and Identity: Diversifying Education in Europe” cuts into the complexities of current educational endeavors.  Several JustEd members participate in this book which offers insights into the relationship between nation-state and education by problematizing and analyzing the assumed straightforwardness of the role of education and schooling. The editors […]

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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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Call for papers: conference on transitions, career learning and career management skills

By on 18.01.2017 in Calls, Conferences
Call for papers: conference on transitions, career learning and career management skills

Several JustEd members are part of a research network that are organizing a conference in Stockholm 19–20 October 2017 on transitions, career learning and career management skills. “The conference brings up currently much-discussed issues in society and politics, in Sweden and internationally,” says JustEd team leader Professor Lisbeth Lundahl, Umeå University, who is one of […]

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JustEd members in discussion with Swedish Minister of Education

By on 04.11.2016 in Public dissemination

Why don’t boys perform as well as girls in school? This question was discussed by JustEd members Per-Åke Rosvall and Elisabeth Öhrn together with the Swedish Minister of Education Gustav Fridolin during a panel debate last week at University of Umeå. The debate was arranged on the occasion of a documentary series on the issue produced […]

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In media: comparision between Finnish and Swedish education system

By on 20.10.2016 in Public dissemination

JustEd member and team leader Fritjof Sahlström, Åbo Akademi, discussed and compared the Finnish and Swedish education system in the Swedish TV programme Nyhetsmorgon, TV4, on Thursday 24 October.    

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Focus on Gender politics in Turkey

By on 16.05.2016 in Seminars
Focus on Gender politics in Turkey

Professor Fatmagül Berktay from Istanbul University talked on the seminar Gender Politics in Turkey 11 May at the University of Gothenburg. The seminar was linked to a more general discussion of democracy and human rights. Professor Berktay’s has been active in Turkish women’s movement since the 1980’s and her main research areas are political philosophy, history […]

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Two intensive and succesful days – the JustEd Conference gathered 150 participants

Two intensive and succesful days – the JustEd Conference gathered 150 participants

“We are part of a silent social movement,” said Professor Heidi Safia Mirza in her opening keynote speach at the JustEd pre-conference “Actors for Social Justice in Education” on the International Women’s Day 8 March in Helsinki. Approximately 120 professionals and students who had gathered in Helsinki 8-9 March to take part in the JustEd Conference. Issues […]

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“Are you going to write as we think, or as you think?”

By on 12.02.2016 in Mobility, Public dissemination
“Are you going to write as we think, or as you think?”

A female transnational student from Turkey, Hafize, who is studying for four years at an Islamic Malaysian university is the focus of a new article by Marie Carlson, member of JustEd team 5, and Bengt Jacobsson. Hafize was interviewed during the research project  about student mobility in Asia, a multi-sited ethnographic project, at the University […]

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The Swedish school jungle

By on 26.11.2015 in Guest lectures
The Swedish school jungle

When Professor Lisbeth Lundahl gave an open lecture at the University of Helsinki, she emphasized the high costs free school choice has led to in Sweden. In her lecture “Global neoliberal education policies and their adoption in Sweden” she opened up what is happening when competition becomes a key issue in Swedish schools. She illuminated the […]

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Open lecture: “Consequences of differentiated policies and teaching practices in the Swedish school system”

By on 27.10.2014 in Guest lectures

JustEd visiting fellow Joanna Giota, associate professor from the University of Gothenburg, will give an open lecture at the University of Helsinki on “Consequences of differentiated policies and teaching practices in the Swedish school system.” Time: Wednesday 5 November 2014 at 12:15-14:00 Room: Athena 168 (Siltavuorenpenger 3 A) The lecture will highlight results from a […]

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