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40 percent less school bullying in Gävle

40 percent less school bullying in Gävle

Press releases   •   Nov 20, 2020 15:25 CET

​“In Gävle, teachers know who the children who are bullied are, and they put a stop to the bullying for at least three out of four pupils each term,” says Peter Gill, professor emeritus in education at University of Gävle. “In Gävle Municipality, the percentage of pupils who were bullied was lower, and the difference is substantial: school bullying is 40 percent lower than the rest of Sweden.”

AI could detect grooming

AI could detect grooming

Press releases   •   Jan 10, 2020 09:19 CET

“There are many situations in which the voice is the most reliable or the only clue to someone’s identity. That is why this research is important,” Sara says. “Knowledge about these effects refines our abilities to evaluate the accuracy of people’s descriptions of perpetrators.”

Gävle students won Swedish Championships in Social Work

Gävle students won Swedish Championships in Social Work

Press releases   •   Dec 09, 2019 16:02 CET

Jovana Nordström and Linnea Björkqvist from the University of Gävle won the Swedish Championships in Social Work 2019. The two students demonstrated how social services can improve their identification of valuable collaborations in order to meet the needs of children and young people placed in residential care homes.

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 14:45 CEST

“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.

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