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Blossing, Ulf
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Söderström, Å. & Blossing, U. (2014). A School for Every Child in Sweden (1ed.). In: Blossing, U., Imsen, G., Moos, L. (Ed.), The Nordic Education Model: "A School for All" Encounters Neo-Liberal Policy (pp. 17-34). Dordrecht: Springer
Open this publication in new window or tab >>A School for Every Child in Sweden
2014 (English)In: The Nordic Education Model: "A School for All" Encounters Neo-Liberal Policy / [ed] Blossing, U., Imsen, G., Moos, L., Dordrecht: Springer, 2014, 1, p. 17-34Chapter in book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Dordrecht: Springer, 2014 Edition: 1
National Category
Educational Sciences
Research subject
Education
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-30526 (URN)10.1007/978-94-007-7125-3 (DOI)000332625900003 ()978-94-007-7125-3 (ISBN)978-94-007-7124-6 (ISBN)
Available from: 2013-12-02 Created: 2013-12-02 Last updated: 2020-04-16Bibliographically approved
Blossing, U., Nyen, T., Söderström, Å. & Hagen Tønder, A. (2012). Att kartlägga och förbättra skolor: Sex typskolor (1ed.). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Att kartlägga och förbättra skolor: Sex typskolor
2012 (Swedish)Book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2012. p. 136 Edition: 1
Keywords
skolutveckling, skolförbättring, skolorganisation, kartläggning, organisationsutveckling
National Category
Educational Sciences
Research subject
Education
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-26510 (URN)91-44-08334-3 (ISBN)
Available from: 2013-02-26 Created: 2013-02-26 Last updated: 2020-04-16Bibliographically approved
Blossing, U., Nyen, T., Söderström, Å. & Hagen Tønder, A. (2012). Utvikling av skoler: Prosesser, roller og forbedringshistorie. Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Utvikling av skoler: Prosesser, roller og forbedringshistorie
2012 (Norwegian)Book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk, 2012. p. 150
National Category
Pedagogy
Research subject
Education
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-26503 (URN)978-82-05-40672-8 (ISBN)
Available from: 2013-02-26 Created: 2013-02-26 Last updated: 2019-11-21Bibliographically approved
Johansson-Hidén, B. & Blossing, U. (2011). Hur ska rektor kommunicera för bättre ledarskap?. In: Ulf Blossing (Ed.), Skolledaren i fokus - kunskap, värden och verktyg: (pp. 193-209). Lund: Studentlitteratur
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Hur ska rektor kommunicera för bättre ledarskap?
2011 (Swedish)In: Skolledaren i fokus - kunskap, värden och verktyg / [ed] Ulf Blossing, Lund: Studentlitteratur , 2011, p. 193-209Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2011
National Category
Psychology
Research subject
Psychology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-10619 (URN)978-91-44-06061-3 (ISBN)
Available from: 2012-02-08 Created: 2012-02-08 Last updated: 2013-06-12Bibliographically approved
Blossing, U., Hagen, A., Nyen, T. & Söderström, Å. (2010). Hvordan forbedre skolen?. Bedre Skole (3)
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Hvordan forbedre skolen?
2010 (Norwegian)In: Bedre Skole, ISSN 0802-183X, no 3Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.)) Published
National Category
Pedagogy
Research subject
Education
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-11462 (URN)
Available from: 2012-02-08 Created: 2012-02-08 Last updated: 2017-12-07Bibliographically approved
Blossing, U., Hagen, A., Nyen, T. & Söderström, Å. (2010). Kunnskapsløftet fra ord til handling: Slutrapport fra evalueringen av et statligt program for skoleutvikling. Oslo: Fafo og Karlstads universitet, Fafo-rapport 2010:01,
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Kunnskapsløftet fra ord til handling: Slutrapport fra evalueringen av et statligt program for skoleutvikling
2010 (Norwegian)Report (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Oslo: Fafo og Karlstads universitet, Fafo-rapport 2010:01,, 2010. p. 182
National Category
Pedagogy
Research subject
Education
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-10590 (URN)978-82-7422-713-2 (ISBN)
Available from: 2012-02-08 Created: 2012-02-08 Last updated: 2013-06-03Bibliographically approved
Ekholm, M., Blossing, U. & Scherp, H.-Å. (2010). Schools as Curriculum Agencies in Sweden. In: E. hau-fai Law and N. Nieveen (Eds.) (Ed.), Schools as Curriculum Agencies.Asian and European Perspectives on School-Based Curriculum Development: . Rotterdam, Boston, Taipei: Sense Publishers
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Schools as Curriculum Agencies in Sweden
2010 (English)In: Schools as Curriculum Agencies.Asian and European Perspectives on School-Based Curriculum Development / [ed] E. hau-fai Law and N. Nieveen (Eds.), Rotterdam, Boston, Taipei: Sense Publishers , 2010Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract

Svenska skolors sätt att förhålla sig till läroplaner beskrivs och diskuteras. Skolors svar på politikers reformkrav belyses och skolors lärande i nätverk med sikte på förbättringar beskrivs

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Rotterdam, Boston, Taipei: Sense Publishers, 2010
Keywords
Läroplansstudier. Skolutvecklingsforskning
National Category
Pedagogy
Research subject
Education
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-10326 (URN)9789460912795 (ISBN)
Available from: 2012-02-08 Created: 2012-02-08 Last updated: 2013-06-12Bibliographically approved
Söderström, Å. & Blossing, U. (2010). The difficult challenge to improve students' learning environment. Results from an evaluation of the Norwegian school-improvement program: The Knowledge Promotion Reform from word to deed.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>The difficult challenge to improve students' learning environment. Results from an evaluation of the Norwegian school-improvement program: The Knowledge Promotion Reform from word to deed
2010 (English)Conference paper, Published paper (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
National Category
Pedagogy
Research subject
Education
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-10596 (URN)
Available from: 2012-02-08 Created: 2012-02-08 Last updated: 2013-06-12Bibliographically approved
Söderström, Å., Blossing, U. & Imsen, G. (2010). The Nordic Vision a School for All Meets the Neo-Liberal Educational Policy.
Open this publication in new window or tab >>The Nordic Vision a School for All Meets the Neo-Liberal Educational Policy
2010 (English)Conference paper, Published paper (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
National Category
Pedagogy
Research subject
Education
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-10597 (URN)
Available from: 2012-02-08 Created: 2012-02-08 Last updated: 2013-06-12Bibliographically approved
Söderström, Å. & Blossing, U. (2009). Den svåra konsten att förbättra elevernas lärmiljö: Rapport från en utvärdering av Kunnskapsløftet – fra ord till handling. Kapet, 1(1), 21-36
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Den svåra konsten att förbättra elevernas lärmiljö: Rapport från en utvärdering av Kunnskapsløftet – fra ord till handling
2009 (Swedish)In: Kapet, ISSN 1653-4743, Vol. 1, no 1, p. 21-36Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Abstract [en]

In this article we will present results from our ongoing evaluation of the central government program “The Knowledge Promotion Reform – from word to deed”. The aim of the program is to develop schools as organisations with the purpose of improving the learning environment in order to increase students’ social and intellectual development.  Schools apply to the program on their own initiative (open application) or after encouragement and guidance according to needs (guided application).  

 

An important feature of the programme is the reliance of a cooperation model that involves three parties: one or more schools, school owners and external competence partners. On the basis of qualitative interviews with teachers, headmasters, school owners and external competence partners in two case projects involving several schools, we present findings of the effect of the program on schools improvement capacity and project targets. The schools’ initial improvement capacity and the kind of development support they receive are central groups of factors that influence the outcomes. For concepts and identification of relevant factors, we rely on the school development literature (for e.g. Ekholm, 1989; Hopkins, 2009; Miles, 1965a). Furthermore we use our qualitative interviews to distinguish between various forms/roles of external support and develop concepts that may increase our understanding of how external support affect the school, particularly the role of the external competence partners. Tentatively we argue that goal-directed strategies intended to change activities directly related to pupils’ learning may lead to better results than means-directed strategies where the link to pupil-related activities is less clear.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Karlstad: Karlstads universitet, 2009
National Category
Pedagogy
Research subject
Education
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-7243 (URN)
Available from: 2011-03-25 Created: 2011-03-25 Last updated: 2011-11-02Bibliographically approved
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