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The Scholarship of Academic Entrepreneurship in Twenty-First-Century Europe: A Swedish Relief Carved from Personal Experiences

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...My time has not yet come [. . .] it would be a complete contradiction of myself if I expected ears and hands for my truths already today: that I am not heard today, that no one today knows how to take from me, is not only comprehensible...

Singing and Music

Reforms in Islamic Education : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction Sweden’s population is estimated at 9 million and the country is often characterized as a welfare state. This means that the state to a large extent supplies social services and benefits, which are mainly financed...

Sweden: Education for Social Change

Education in the European Union : Pre-2003 Member States

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...The present educational system in Sweden is the result of the post-war reforms and a social engineering process during the mid-twentieth century based upon societal needs and the drive for equal rights and education for all. The system went...

In the Name of Froebel: Fundraising for Kindergartens in Sweden, 1900–45

Kindergarten Narratives on Froebelian Education : Transnational Investigations

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Johannes Westberg describes the phenomenon of exhibitions for fundraising for kindergarten in Sweden in the first half of the twentieth century. The exhibitions fulfilled several purposes in addition to fundraising, promoting...

Curricular Design and Assessment: Moving Towards a Global Template

International Perspectives on Higher Education : Challenging Values and Practice

Continuum, 2012

Book chapter


Multi-Dimensional Sámi Education: Towards Culture-Sensitive Policies

Education in Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities : Education as a Humanitarian Response

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Introduction The content of indigenous education is constructed by the attempts of research and professional practice to meet the challenges of the present situation that are due to historical processes...

International Perspectives on Play

Amanda Thomas

Amanda Thomas is Senior Lecturer in Early Years Education at the University of South Wales, UK. She has ten years of experience as a primary school teacher. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alyson Lewis

Alyson Lewis is PhD researcher at Cardiff University, UK. She has ten years of experience of working as an early years teacher. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to the Foundation Phase : Early Years Curriculum in Wales

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...To explore features of international curricula from a New Zealand, Northern Italy, North America, Wales and Scandinavia perspective.To discuss the role and status of play within each country.To consider the role of the adult and different...