Essays about: "Educational reform"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words Educational reform.

  1. 1. Latvian Language Policy : Unifying or Polarizing? Reconstructing the Political Debate on Language Reform in the Latvian Education System

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Samuel Holm; [2020]
    Keywords : Latvia; language policy; nationalism; imagined community; national unity;

    Abstract : Languages are not just systems for communication, they are also often a marker of ethnic and/or national identity and sometimes a politically contentious issue. A country where this is the case is Latvia, which has a large Russian-speaking population. During the Soviet occupation of Latvia, Russian became the dominant language in public life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Encouraging Mothers : The effect of German regional childcare policies on maternal employment between 2006 and 2018

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik-Alexander Schubert; [2020]
    Keywords : Family policies; maternal employment; German childcare reform; piecewise-constant exponential model; life-course studies;

    Abstract : Childbearing is often associated with employment interruptions in women’s careers. Since 2005, the German federal government has implemented childcare reforms aiming at expanding the suitable infrastructure for children under the age of three, which should facilitate and accelerate the return to employment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Grading practices and secondary school track choice: Evidence from a German policy reform

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Leon Reich; [2020]
    Keywords : school policy; grades; educational attainment; tracking; difference-in-differences;

    Abstract : Many school systems across the world track their students by ability. The German school system tracks earlier than most and each track leads to very different academic degrees and labor market opportunities. This increases the relevance of educational policy at the elementary school level. READ MORE

  4. 4. Preschool teachers’ identity, emotions and appraisal of curriculum reform in Sweden : An exploratory case study

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för psykologi (PSY)

    Author : Katarzyna Stec; [2020]
    Keywords : educational reform; teachers’ emotions; change appraisal; Swedish preschool;

    Abstract : The paper examines teachers’ emotions and sense-making of an educational reform with ICTat focus. It takes on a cognitive lense, giving insight into teachers thoughts, emotions,experience with and appraisal of change, with purpose of aiding search for a good way tointroduce ICT. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is education a determinant of women’s decision-making power within the household? A case study of an educational reform in Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ida Villemo Karnström; [2019-10-21]
    Keywords : Kenya; Educational reform; Empowerment; Decision-making power;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE