Essays about: "importance of value education"

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  1. 1. Chinese Students at Uppsala University: “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” : A sociological analysis of ten students’ trajectories

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier

    Author : Jinjin Li; [2018]
    Keywords : Chinese students; Bourdieusian tradition; Trajectories; Species of capital; Habitus;

    Abstract : The idea of knowledge economy initiated by the World Bank, the increasing importance of English proficiency in the global labour market, and the expansion of Chinese higher education, all leads to the phenomenon of Chinese student migration to western countries for getting advantageous educational experiences and credentials. Through a qualitative, interview-based method and Bourdieusian sociological perspective focusing on species of capital (cultural, economic, social and symbolic capital), habitus and mode of reproduction, this study focuses on the analysis of the relation between social background of Chinese students and their adoption of a western education system and perception of future career through the trajectories of ten Chinese students at Uppsala University, one of the most renowned universities in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cash Equals Education? A Case Study of How a Scholarship to Highland Students in Ratanakiri, Cambodia Promotes Educational Participation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Maria Svensson; [2018]
    Keywords : scholarship; CCT; education; educational participation; upper secondary school; social protection; Cambodia; Ratanakiri; Highlanders; ethnic minority; UNICEF; qualitative research; case study; thematic analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was to explore how a scholarship distributed to upper secondary school students of ethnic minority in Ratanakiri, Cambodia has promoted educational participation. To do this, this thesis analysed students’ understanding of the value of education, obstacles to participation and how the scholarship has addressed these obstacles. READ MORE

  3. 3. Teaching speaking in the English classroom : Teacher practices in Swedish upper secondary schools

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Jorge Villegas Martínez; [2018]
    Keywords : English as a foreign language EFL ; speaking; communicative competence; oral proficiency; target language; pedagogical materials; textbook analysis; assessment; communicative approach;

    Abstract : This qualitative study aims to investigate how teachers of English as a foreign language (EFL) work to develop their students’ oral proficiency. The study analyses interviews and pedagogical materials to elucidate how the interviewed teachers regard their students’ oral proficiency, what kind of activities they use for teaching speaking and how they assess oral proficiency. READ MORE

  4. 4. Home is where the Earth is : exploring the adoption of vernacular architecture in urban housing in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Neha Satheesan; [2017]
    Keywords : sustainable transition; social practice; urban housing; sustainability science; vernacular architecture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : India has yet to build 70% of the buildings that will exist in 2030. The housing industry in India has been growing rapidly in an effort to keep up with increasing urbanization, population growth and aspirational consumption. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integrating Local Knowledge into Disaster Risk Reduction: Current Challenges and Recommendations for Future Frameworks in the Asia-Pacific

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Yunjung Sin; [2017]
    Keywords : local knowledge; indigenous knowledge; indigenous science; disaster risk reduction; climate change adaptation; community resilience; community-based DRR; community-driven DRR; Asia-Pacific.; Cultural Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The agenda of integration of local and indigenous knowledge (LINK) with disaster risk reduction (DRR) programmes has gained momentum since 1970s. Notwithstanding the incremental attention to LINK, researchers in this field agree that successful integration of local knowledge is difficult and the processes with such aims are not carried out fully and effectively. READ MORE