Equity, Equality and Diversity in the Nordic Model of Education

by Tove Stjern Frønes, Andreas Pettersen, Jelena Radišić, Nils Buchholtz

DescriptionDetailsHashtagsReport an issue

Book Description

Does the Nordic model of education still stand by its original principles and safeguard education for all? This open volume is a carefully crafted collection of chapters that investigate the different aspects of equity, equality and diversity across the education systems in the Nordic countries. Based on data from various national and international large-scale assessments, the volume provides a better understanding of both the functions and foundations of the Nordic model, along with how the concepts mentioned above are enacted in practice.

Across the chapters, data from different national and international large-scale assessment studies are used for cross- and single-country analyses on a variety of issues related to equity, equality and inequality in diverse educational settings. The investigations address different subject domains (i.e., mathematics, science, reading), age and grade groups, but also issues related to teachers and the schools themselves. In addition to these empirical chapters, the book addresses the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of the ideas and tools embedded in the phenomena of equity and equality and how they have met in the Nordic model of education.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Equity, Equality and Diversity in the Nordic Model of Education ebook for free in PDF format (6.1 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Education and Teaching
Publisher
Springer
Published
2020
Pages
412
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030616472
ISBN10
3030616479
ISBN13 Digital
9783030616489
ISBN10 Digital
3030616487
PDF Size
6.1 MB
License
CC BY

Related Books

Young People's Views of Government, Peaceful Coexistence, and Diversity in Five Latin American Countries
This open access report presents findings from the five Latin American countries that participated in the second cycle of the IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS 2016). ICCS 2016 investigated the ways in which a range of countries are preparing their young people to undertake their roles as citizens during the second decad...
National Reflections on the Netherlands Didactics of Mathematics
This open access book, inspired by the ICME 13 Thematic Afternoon on "European Didactic Traditions", consists of 17 chapters, in which educators from the Netherlands reflect on the teaching and learning of mathematics in their country and the role of the Dutch domain-specific instruction theory of Realistic Mathematics Education.Written b...
Reform and Revolt in the City of Dreaming Spires
Books about Oxford have generally focused on the University rather than the city. This original book on the local politics of Oxford City from 1830 to 1980 is based on a comprehensive analysis of primary sources and tells the story of the city's progressive politics. The book traces this history from Chartism and electoral reform in the mid-ninetee...
Building the Foundation: Whole Numbers in the Primary Grades
This twenty-third ICMI Study addresses for the first time mathematics teaching and learning in the primary school (and pre-school) setting, while also taking international perspectives, socio-cultural diversity and institutional constraints into account. One of the main challenges of designing the first ICMI primary school study of this kind is the...
Transformation and Development
This book features various studies on democratization, transformation, political and economic development, and security issues in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) geographical region and beyond. Written by experts and academics in the fields of human rights, security, transformation and development, particularly in pos...
The Everyday Life of an Algorithm
This book begins with an algorithm - a set of IF...THEN rules used in the development of a new, ethical, video surveillance architecture for transport hubs. Readers are invited to follow the algorithm over three years, charting its everyday life. Questions of ethics, transparency, accountability and market value must be grasped by the algorithm in ...