Essays about: "children"

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  1. 1. The Convention on the Rights of the Child in practice: Social workers’ experience and acting space when implementing the Convention within the City of Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Emelie Ekbrand; [2023-01-26]
    Keywords : Convention on the Rights of the Child; implementation; social workers; children’s rights; acting space;

    Abstract : The aim with this thesis is to examine how social workers, who work in short-term and long term residential housing activities within the City of Gothenburg and meet children in their work with adults, experience the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in practice, and their perceived circumstances related to opportunities and obstacles regarding the implementation of CRC. As such, the research question that guided the aim are: How do social worker experience that CRC works in practice? What are the social workers own experience regarding interacting and caring communicating with the children they meet? How do social workers as street-level bureaucrats experience their own acting space when working with CRC in practice? The thesis gives new insight into how children´s rights are met at different levels within the City of Gothenburg, as most previous research has focussed on social secretaires experience of the implementation of the convention, looking at social workers experience can help to get an insight into how the convention are established at different levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainability education in early childhood: Preschool teachers´perceptions and approaches in nurturing sustainability education practises

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för didaktik och pedagogisk profession

    Author : Rose Anyanwu; [2023-01-25]
    Keywords : Education; Sustainability; Sustainable Development SD ; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; Early Childhood for Sustainable Education; Preschool teachers;

    Abstract : Aim: This study aims to examine early childhood teachers’ perceptions of Education for Sustainable Development as well as their pedagogical approaches for nurturing sustainability in Swedish preschools, and how their perceptions of ESD relate to their teaching strategies in nurturing sustainability education. Theory: Lev Vygotsky’s social constructivism emphasizes the significance of language and thought, social interaction, zone of proximal development, scaffolding, mediation, and collaborative work in learning. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Language of Instruction: The Case of Morocco

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Emma Hamre; Yuki Kanayama; [2023]
    Keywords : Language of Instruction; Mother Tongue; Educational Attainment; Gender Gap; Intergenerational Transmission;

    Abstract : This paper explores the differential and intergenerational effects of Morocco's 1983 language policy that changed the language of instruction for most subjects in grades 6 to 12 from French to Classical Arabic. Although the policy has faced ongoing criticism over four decades, the plausible heterogeneous effects of the policy on marginalized groups and its intergenerational impact have yet to be investigated in the literature. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Perception of Socio-Demographic Risk Factors in Residential Fires

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Emilia Wretman; Rebecca Wigervall; [2023]
    Keywords : Socio-demographic factors; social; factors; residential; fatal fires; inequality; perception; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In this thesis, it is investigated how the general public and fire safety experts perceive the fire fatality risk of different socio-demographic factors in residential settings. Their perceptions were compared with how the socio-demographic factors correlate with the risk of fatal fires in residents in reality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unseen but Not Unheard: A Qualitative Study on Social Workers in Illinois, USA, That Work with Children Who Witness Domestic Violence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Mei Johnson Petri; [2023]
    Keywords : Domestic Violence; Children Witnessing Violence; Social Work; Human Needs; Coping; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : According to a previous study on domestic violence, in homes where violence occurs, 90 percent of children witness the abuse that takes place. The aim of this study is to understand how witnessing domestic violence affects children. READ MORE