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Researcher from Gävle: “How the mobile phone became a learning tool”

Researcher from Gävle: “How the mobile phone became a learning tool”

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2019 10:00 UTC

​“Mobile phones turned out to be one of the most important tools when upper secondary pupils used IT to support their learning process,” says Jörgen Holmberg, researcher in educational sciences. “I acted as a sounding board and also supported the teachers in their use of IT. In this way, we added something to the teaching that we could not have done otherwise.”

A new time demands new schools

A new time demands new schools

Press releases   •   Nov 01, 2018 08:00 UTC

How can the physical environments in schools enable or disable teaching and learning? This is the focus of a new research project to be conducted in the next year by Anneli Frelin and Jan Grannäs, researchers in educational sciences at the University of Gävle.

Teachers from all the world convene in Gävle

Teachers from all the world convene in Gävle

Press releases   •   Aug 16, 2018 08:00 UTC

In the ATEE conference, “A future for all – teaching for a sustainable society,”at the University of Gävle, teachers from for example Japan, Australia, China, Iran, Nigeria, the US, Russia and from all over Europe will for three days discuss how teaching can help give everyone a future. “We have members from all over the world, says Åsa Morberg, president for the association .

Focusing on PISA jeopardises democratic mission of schools

Focusing on PISA jeopardises democratic mission of schools

Press releases   •   May 15, 2018 10:20 UTC

Focusing on PISA jeopardises democratic mission of schools. “In short, it is about how we use numbers as measuring devices to tell us something about school quality,” says Daniel Petterson. As a result, the broad democratic mission which schools also have tends to be forgotten, since it cannot be easily measured and compared.

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