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  • Ólafsdóttir, Sigríður; Laster, Barbara; Stefánsson, Kristján K. (Wiley, 2020-04-04)
    The fields of vocabulary instruction, literacy professional development, and global language issues framed this research. Situated in Iceland, the intervention consisted of professional development for 10th‐grade teachers focused on academic words in ...
  • Holt, RE; Woods, PJ; Ferreira, ASA; Bardarson, Hlynur; Bonanomi, S; Boonstra, WJ; Butler, Will E.; Diekert, FK; Fouzai, N; Holma, M; Kokkalis, A; Kvile, KØ; Macdonald, Jed; Malanski, E; Nieminen, E; Ottosen, KM; Pedersen, MW; Richter, A; Rogers, L; Romagnoni, G; Snickars, M; Törnroos, A; Weigel, B; Whittington, JD; Yletyinen, J (Inter-Research Science Center, 2017-12-27)
    As the world’s social-environmental problems increasingly extend across boundaries, both disciplinary and political, there is a growing need for interdisciplinarity, not only in research per se, but also in doctoral education. We present the common ...
  • Óskarsdóttir, Edda; Guðjónsdóttir, Hafdís; Tidwell, Deborah (Informa UK Limited, 2018-12-07)
    This self-study, based on research, conducted over five years, focuses on my leadership role employing an inclusion model of education in a school in Iceland serving students from ages 6 to 16. In this article, we examine how Edda’s practice helped ...
  • Auðardóttir, Auður Magndís; Kosunen, Sonja (SAGE Publications, 2020-05-29)
    This study aims to explore the social and ethnic background of pupils admitted to private schools at the compulsory level in Iceland so as to identify possible social class segregation between public and private schools. Additionally, we examine how ...
  • Reșceanu, Alina S.; Tran, Anh Dao Katrín; Magnússon, Magnús Á. S. (University of Craiova, Department of Communication, Journalism and Education Science, Center for Scientific Research in Communication Sciences, Media and Public Opinion (CCSCMOP), 2020)
    This comparative study has a two-fold aim. On the one hand, it provides a description of the national educational framework – legislative provisions, institutional strategies and policies – and the regional and local practices regarding the presence ...
  • Jóhannsdóttir, Þuríður (Informa UK Limited, 2017-06-08)
    This study of the creation of a new upper secondary school in Iceland focuses on the way in which networking and collaboration across school boundaries contributed to a new form for school practice. The aim is to understand the value of school–community ...
  • Petursdottir, Anna-Lind (Wiley, 2017-02-12)
    In this study, 188 master-level students received training through a distance education course to conduct functional behavioral assessments (FBAs) and behavior support plans with 68 boys and 6 girls (aged 3-20 years) displaying persistent behavior ...
  • Jónasson, Jón Torfi (Springer Nature, 2016-10-20)
    The point of departure of the paper is that there are profound social, cultural, technological, scientific and environmental changes which occur at most local but also at global levels of the modern world. From these will stem huge challenges in all ...
  • Dimov, Dimo; Pistrui, Joseph (SAGE Publications, 2020-10-14)
    As entrepreneurship education spreads and aims to transform mindsets, its theories and methods need to be attuned to the first-person perspective of the learner. We provide a map for entrepreneurship education that bridges the subjective, inter-subjective, ...
  • Jónsson, Þorlákur Axel (2020-01-06)
    Um áratugaskeið hafa yfirvöld menntamála hér á landi kynnt niðurstöður samræmdra prófa og PISA-rannsóknar OECD þannig að búseta sé önnur lykilbreytan til skýringar á námsframmistöðu ásamt kyni. Framleiðsla stjórnsýslu menntamála á þekkingu á tengslum ...
  • Möller, Kristín Þóra; Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2017-11-29)
    Markmið rannsóknarinnar var að kanna hvernig frímínútum er háttað í tveimur grunnskólum, hversu mikilvæg agastefna skólanna virðist vera fyrir starfsfólk skólanna í daglegum störfum og að rýna í samspil frímínútna og skólabrags skólanna. Rannsóknin ...
  • Svansdottir, Erla; Arngrímsson, Sigurbjörn Árni; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Johannesson, Erlingur (Springer Nature, 2015-11-24)
    Education and health constitute two interlinked assets that are highly important to individuals. In Iceland, prevalence of dropout from secondary education poses a considerable problem. This 8-year prospective study assesses to what extent poor physical ...
  • Óskarsdóttir, Edda; Donnelly, Verity; Turner-Cmuchal, Marcella; Florian, Lani (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020-04-25)
    Purpose This article presents a model based on a review of international and European policy and current European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education work on school leadership for inclusive education. The model aims to support analysis ...
  • Jónsson, Ólafur Páll; Guðmundsson, Bragi; Øyehaug, Anne Bergliot; Didham, Robert James; Wolff, Lili-Ann; Bengtsson, Stefan; Lysgaard, Jonas Andreasen; Gunnarsdóttir, Bryndís Sóley; Árnadóttir, Sólveig María; Rømoen, Jørgen; Sund, Marianne; Cockerell, Emelie; Plummer, Paul; Brückner, Mathilda (Nordic Council of Ministers, 2021-03-09)
    This report presents some of the main results of research conducted on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in the Nordic countries – one of Iceland’s presidency projects for the Nordic Council of Ministers initiated in 2019 under the heading ...
  • Olsen, Mirjam Harkestad; Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína (University of Aberdeen, 2018-08-11)
    This article is situated within the Arctic Regions North Norway and North/East Iceland. It presents a study on what motivates adults in Arctic regions to apply for and complete a Master’s degree in Education. Motivation is examined in relation to ...
  • Volmer, Daisy; Sokirskaja, Aleksandra; Laaksonen, Raisa; Vainio, Kirsti; Sandler, Niklas; Halvorsen, Kjell; Kjome, Reidun; Gizurarson, Sveinbjorn; Muceniece, Ruta; Maurina, Baiba; Dauksiene, Jurgita; Ruuben, Lilian; Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Ratassepp, Tagne; Heinämäki, Jyrki (MDPI AG, 2016-10-13)
    With increased development of medical technology (MT), new challenges emerge related to education and training of pharmacists and other healthcare specialists. Currently, only a few universities in the EU promote MT education and research. Objectives: ...
  • Gunnlaugsson, Geir; Baboudóttir, Fatou Ndure; Baldé, Aladje; Jandi, Zeca; Boiro, Hamadou; Einarsdóttir, Jónína (2021-01)
    Inequality in access to quality education is wide-ranging across and within countries. This study examines determinants for adolescents’ school enrolment in private and public schools in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, including 2,039 randomly selected ...
  • Avdi, Evrynomi; Meckl, Markus; Hoffmann, Lara; Baruchello, Giorgio; Gornik, Barbara; Chranta, Kyriaki M.; Del Gobbo, Giovanna; De Maria, Francesco; GALEOTTI, GLENDA; Esposito, Gilda; Paolinelli, Luísa; Amari, Monica; BRUNO, GIOVANNI CARLO; Jalušič, Vlasta; Bajt, Veronika; Lebowitz, Rachel (University of Akureyri, 2020)
  • Jakobsdóttir, Sólveig; Dýrfjörð, Kristín; Kjartansdóttir, Skúlína Hlíf; Jónsdóttir, Svanborg R; Pétursdóttir, Svava (2019-11-18)
    Í þessari grein er fjallað um þekkingu, reynslu og viðhorf til sköpunarsmiðja (e. makerspaces) meðal kennara ungra barna (3-8 ára) í leik- og grunnskólum, fagfólks á söfnum og í sköpunarsmiðjum. Upplýsingum var safnað með rafrænni könnun í tengslum við ...
  • Jordan, Karen; Kristjánsson, Kristján (Informa UK Limited, 2016-03-09)
    This article argues that the dominant sustainable development approach fails to acknowledge the interconnectedness and interrelatedness of social and environmental issues, and that sustainability requires a ‘transformational’ approach, involving a ...