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Research project aims to spur pre-schools to learn from other countries

Research project aims to spur pre-schools to learn from other countries

Press releases   •   Sep 03, 2019 12:45 UTC

“In Spain, teachers may be alone with between 24 – 30 three-years-olds, so they enhance teaching practices that facilitate such activities, and we could learn from this example,” says Kia Kimhag, researcher at the University of Gävle. The student exchange programme show that participants reacted to the fact that children in the Swedish pre-schools are independent to a high degree.

Working places central to alleviate mental ill-health among young people

Working places central to alleviate mental ill-health among young people

Press releases   •   Mar 22, 2019 10:14 UTC

“When line managers can learn how to meet the needs of young people, they will have the key to contribute to positive mental health,” says Sven Svensson, researcher in occupational health at the University of Gävle. Managers have an important role to play, apart from leading and distributing work in a fair and just manner, managers need to provide skills development and learning at work.

The mad yogin

The mad yogin

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2018 12:08 UTC

Tsangnyön Heruka, the madman of Tsang, speaks to us from 16th century Tibet through poems that are now for first the time translated from Tibetan. “These songs have a general human interest making them timeless and relevant still today,” says Stefan Larsson, researcher in religious studies at the University of Gävle.

Religious education brings cultural diversity to a head

Religious education brings cultural diversity to a head

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2018 08:00 UTC

“We think our book can help teachers to manage the multicultural classroom, especially concerning religious education. It has been a sensitive area, but now is the time. Teachers are simply not prepared for it,” says Peder Thalén, professor in religious studies at the University of Gävle.

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