Essays about: "parental education"

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  1. 1. FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE 9th GRADE STUDENTS’ HIGHER EDUCATION ASPIRATIONS IN SWEDEN The role of gender, parental nationality, parental education and academic self-concept

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Elpis Grammatikopoulou; [2018-04-24]
    Keywords : higher education aspirations; gender; parental nationality; parental education; theoretical self-concept; aesthetic self-concept;

    Abstract : Aim: The purpose of this study is to explore the influence of gender, parental nationality,parental education, and academic self-concept on the HE aspirations of 9th grade students inSweden.Theory: The various factors influencing HE aspirations—the extent to which 9th grade studentsregard future HE learning as a reasonable forecast for themselves—are here considered asindicators of social capital, as value that accrues through one’s social ties and achievements. READ MORE

  2. 2. School Choice and Private Schooling : A comparative case-study between Greece and Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : Alexandra Farazouli; [2018]
    Keywords : School choice; private education; quality education; Greece; Sweden; Human Capital theory; Human Rights theory; Capability approach;

    Abstract : Over the past three decades, privatization and school choice have been introduced and embodied in the vocabulary of several national education policies. Although free education has been constituted, private schooling has been steadily growing its presence over the last years in Greece and Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Multidimensional Intergenerational Inequality: Resource and Gender Specificity : Intergenerational transmission of inequality in education, social class, and income attainment using a sibling correlations approach

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Max Thaning; [2018]
    Keywords : Socioeconomic background; social background; social origin; education; social class; income; sibling correlations; resource specificity; gender specificity; intergenerational transmission of inequality; multidimensional inequality.;

    Abstract : This study focuses on intergenerational transmission of socioeconomic resources in multiple dimensions and decomposes the influence of parents’ education, social class, and income in relation to the same outcomes for children as well as the unique impact of mothers and fathers on sons and daughters. In order to minimize measurement error in parental characteristics and life course bias for children, high quality Swedish administrative register data (spanning over 40 years) is utilized. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Navigating Sweden’s Parental Choice Education System : A Study of Asylum-Seeking Parents

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och didaktik

    Author : Brendan Munhall; [2017]
    Keywords : Asylum-seekers; migration; school choice; plural education; Sweden; grounded theory;

    Abstract : As high levels of forced migration continue to challenge Europe, countries like Sweden are attempting to incorporate asylum-seekers into its education system. Over the past 50 years Sweden’s education system has undergone a unique shift from a centralized to a decentralized parental-choice model of schools. READ MORE