Essays about: "Social science higher education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the words Social science higher education.

  1. 1. “Like in Europe”: Promotional Discourses of the Stipend Reduction and Justification of the Neoliberal Transformations in Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Daria Popova; [2019]
    Keywords : Neoliberalism; post-Soviet Ukraine; post-Maidan politics; nationalism; neoliberal state.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research explores the promotional discourses the neoliberal experts and politicians use to legitimise the stipend shortages to the students, whose interests this policy contradicts. The thesis argues that the proponents of the reform established the dialogue with the opposition in order to avoid the large-scale protests against the policy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Time to walk the talk : investigating the incorporation of sustainability at Lund University School of Economics and Management

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Benedikt John; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainability science; business education; Lund University School of Economics and Management; organisational Change; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Business and management are key in the transition toward a more sustainable world. Educating leaders of tomorrow, business schools bear a profound responsibility to endow students with the right tools and knowledge to successfully manage the challenges of tomorrow. READ MORE

  3. 3. CHOOSING SCIENCE: The Role Of Social Values

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : ISHMAIL KAMARA; [2017-04-13]
    Keywords : Social values; Ethnography; Focus groups; Interactive; Natural science; Contexts; Perspectives; Motivation; Attitudes;

    Abstract : AbstractIn this work, the researcher investigated whether social values have a role in students' decisions to study the natural sciences. The research employed ethnography which included interactive discussions on some Relevance Of Science Education(ROSE) slides and focus group interviews as data collecting instruments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transferring the Bologna Process Ideas into National Higher Education Practices: The Case of Belarus

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Katsiaryna Kirylina; [2017]
    Keywords : Keywords: Bologna process; internationalization; higher education; policy transfer; policy borrowing; Belarus; education reform; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study aims to examine the Bologna process ideas’ transfer and implementation into the higher education practices of Belarus. As an illustrative example of the general trend of higher education internationalization, the Bologna process was also discussed in this study as an object of policy borrowing in higher education. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Raising our voice, claiming our space" : in pursuit of a sustainable solid waste management system in Quito, Ecuador

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Fernando Granizo Murgueytio; [2017]
    Keywords : associativity; sustainability science; inclusive solid waste management; seeds of change; waste separation at source; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Ecuador, in its endeavor to overcome the sustainability issues caused by the lack of adequate solid waste management (SWM), introduced an ambitious governance model seeking to stop environmental degradation and include waste recyclers into the system. In Quito, Ecuador´s capital, population growth, lack of waste separation at source, and space constraints for the final disposal of municipal solid waste urge the city to find a sustainable SWM system. READ MORE