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"Teachers curious and sceptical about digitalisation"

"Teachers curious and sceptical about digitalisation"

Press releases   •   Sep 17, 2019 09:03 UTC

"Very early on, the University of Gävle carried out research on digitalisation in education and now national and international researchers gather for four days to discuss cutting-edge issues.,” says Göran Fransson, professor in curriculum studies at the University of Gävle.

Successful fish traps international win

Successful fish traps international win

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2019 08:31 UTC

“7,7 million SEK from the European Union Fisheries Fund will help develop new fish traps which are better for the fishers, the fish and the environment,” says Lars Hillström, biologist and research manager at the University of Gävle. “There used to be as many coastal fishing villages in the Gävleborg region as there are fishers today. We would like to change this negative trend,”

Megacities destroy rainforests

Megacities destroy rainforests

Press releases   •   Sep 05, 2019 09:00 UTC

“Global urbanization is tied to the destruction of rainforest in Brazil,” says Stephan Barthel, environmental researcher at the University of Gävle. Moreover, very powerful states, like China and India, are buying land in Africa, Eastern Europe and South America which speeds up this process.”

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.