• Conceptualizing Professional Commitment-Based School Strategy. A Finnish Perspective 

      Paulsen, Jan Merok (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE);Vol 2 No 2-3 (2018): Special Issue: Leading and organizing the education for citizenship of the world, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-25)
      Core values inherent in the Finnish comprehensive education system can in many respects be interpreted to cluster and cohere around a Bildung discourse, which is paradoxically seen against the backdrop of the system’s ...
    • The Dilemma of Teaching with Digital Technologies in Developing Countries: Experiences of Art and Design Teacher Educators in Uganda 

      Tusiime, Wycliff Edwin; Johannesen, Monica; Gudmundsdottir, Greta Björk (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education;Vol 3 No 2 (2019): General issue: Global influences, local practices, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-13)
      This case study explores how teacher educators use digital technologies in teaching Art and Design (A&D) in a developing country. It uses semi-structured interviews and non-participant observations to gather qual-itative ...
    • Dimensions of teachers’ transdisciplinary competence based on a systematic review of three transdisciplinary areas 

      Smestad, Bjørn; Gillespie, Astrid (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE);Vol. 4 No. 3-4 (2020): Perspectives on teachers’ transdisciplinary professional competence, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-29)
      This study contributes to the conceptualisation of teachers’ competence through a systematic review (a concept synthesis) of three key transdisciplinary competencies—teachers’ diversity competence, teachers’ research and ...
    • Discrepancies in school staff’s awareness of bullying: A Nordic comparison 

      Eriksen, Ingunn Marie; Huang, Lihong (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education;Vol. 3 No. 1 (2019): Special Issue: ICCS 2016 Teachers' Perspectives on Civic and Citizenship Education, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-24)
      Bullying is a severe problem for school students in many education systems. We know that the role of principals and teachers is vital for detecting and following up on bullying, and for implementing appropriate measures. ...
    • The Double Meaning Making of the Term Cultural Diversity in Teacher Educator Discourses 

      Fylkesnes, Sandra; Mausethagen, Sølvi; Nilsen, Anne Birgitta (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education;Vol. 2 (1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Cultural diversity is assumed to be a central component of Western education and even though it has been extensively investigated in international research on teacher education, little knowledge exists about its usage and ...
    • Environmental Citizenship in a Nordic Civic and Citizenship Education Context 

      Cheah, Saiki Lucy; Huang, Lihong (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education; Vol 3 No 1 (2019): Special Issue: ICCS 2016 Teachers' Perspectives on Civic and Citizenship Education, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      his study uses data from the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2016 (ICCS 2016) conducted in four Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden (students, N=18,962; teachers, N=6,119; school ...
    • “I just Google it”: Developing professional digital competence and preparing student teachers to exercise responsible ICT use 

      Gudmundsdottir, Greta Björk; Hatlevik, Ove Edvard (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE);Vol. 4 No. 3-4 (2020): Perspectives on teachers’ transdisciplinary professional competence, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-29)
      The rapid emergence of information and communication technology (ICT) has had implications for the education system and initial teacher education (ITE) in particular. This study investigated the extent to which teacher ...
    • Leadership Strategies in Diverse Intake Environments 

      Ballangrud, Brit Bolken; Paulsen, Jan Merok (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE);Vol 2 No 2-3 (2018): Special Issue: Leading and organizing the education for citizenship of the world, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-02)
      The case study subjected in this paper was designed to illuminate how school leadership strategies and interventions mediate external demands, in the form of the academic press, for raised outcomes, imposed from the policy ...
    • Learning from differences - towards professionalism via international course 

      Steinsvik, Brit; Bortkeviciene, Virginija; Gunntorsdottir, Hermina; Ivanova, Ilze; Hjâlmskog, Karin; Maaranen, Katriina (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE);Vol 2 No 4 (2018): General Issue: Research in Comparative Education Revealing the Work Ahead in Ensuring Respect for Inalienable Right, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-15)
      This paper presents a case study of an intensive international course aimed at pre-service teachers and having a focus on inclusion. The course was funded by Nordplus. Twenty-three students from six Baltic and Nordic ...
    • LGBT Issues in Norwegian Textbooks: Shared or Fragmented Responsibility? 

      Smestad, Bjørn (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE);Vol 2 No 4 (2018): General Issue: Research in Comparative Education Revealing the Work Ahead in Ensuring Respect for Inalienable Rights, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-15)
      In Norway, a model for schools’ teaching about LGBT issues is chosen where the responsibility is divided between different school subjects: social science, natural science, RLE (religion, philosophies of life and ethics), ...
    • Lokal yrkesfagskultur og ulikhet i fortellinger om ungdoms utdanningsvalg – et stedssensitivt blikk på Oslo og Rogaland 

      Hegna, Kristinn; Reegård, Kaja (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education; Vol 3 No 3 (2019): Special Issue/temanummer: Stedlige perspektiver på skoleliv og yrkesfag, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The literature on vocational educational aspirations typically lacks a conception of space, place and local employment opportunities. This article compares two locations in Norway, that is, the capital Oslo, characterised ...
    • Making Sense Across Levels in Local School Governance: Dialogue Meetings between a Superintendent and Subordinated School Leaders 

      Henriksen, Øyvind H. (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE);Vol 2 No 2-3 (2018): Special Issue: Leading and organizing the education for citizenship of the world, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-11-17)
      Dialogues and relations between interdependent leaders working at different hierarchical levels within a given school governance system are crucial for developing shared understandings which are seen as a prerequisite for ...
    • Mediation, Collaborative Learning and Trust in Norwegian School Governing: Synthesis from a Nordic Research Project 

      Paulsen, Jan Merok; Henriksen, Øyvind H. (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education;Vol. 1 (1), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This paper analyses productive patterns through which school superintendents and subordinated principals collaborate at the local levels of implementation in the Nordic countries. The underlying theoretical premise is that ...
    • The role of multidisciplinarity in developing teachers’ professional digital competence 

      Johannesen, Monica; Øgrim, Leikny (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE);Vol. 4 No. 3-4 (2020): Perspectives on teachers’ transdisciplinary professional competence, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-12-29)
      In this article, we describe how multidisciplinary activities in a teacher education programme fostered the development of student teachers’ professional digital competence. Based on naturally occurring and interview data, ...
    • Stedlige perspektiver på skoleliv og yrkesfag 

      Reegård, Kaja; Rogstad, Jon Christian; Hegna, Kristinn (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education; Vol 3 No 3 (2019): Special Issue/temanummer: Stedlige perspektiver på skoleliv og yrkesfag, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Spatial perspectives on school life and vocational education and training The articles featured in this special issue aim to investigate the importance of places and social space for the understanding of young people's ...
    • Stimulering av global bevissthet gjennom internasjonalisering 

      Helleve, Mette Birgitte (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The topic of this article is nurturing global consciousness through internationalization in teacher education. As a teacher educator, I have been supervising 29 student teachers in their three-month practice in Namibia and ...
    • Teachers’ professional development and an open classroom climate:A comparative study of Norway, Sweden, South Korea, and Taiwan 

      Hu, Aihua; Huang, Lihong (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education;Vol 3 No 1 (2019): Special Issue: ICCS 2016 Teachers' Perspectives on Civic and Citizenship Education, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-04-04)
      This article examines teachers’ professional development (PD) in terms of content knowledge and teaching methods, their sense of preparedness in teaching, and their teaching practice of civic and citizenship education (CCE) ...
    • Under What Conditions Do Rural Schools Learn From their Partners? Exploring the Dynamics of Educational Infrastructure and Absorptive Capacity in Inter-Organisational Learning Leadership 

      Forfang, Hilde; Paulsen, Jan Merok (Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education;Vol 3 No 4 (2019): General issue: Nordic Comparative and International Education Moving Forward, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-12-11)
      This case study was designed to explore the strategies and actions that high performing schools with sus-tainable results employ at the district level in arural part of Norway. The district subjected to the study is ...