publication . Article . 2014

Silent and explicit borrowing of international policy discourses. The case of the Swedish teacher education reforms of 2001 and 2011

Wermke, Wieland; Höstfält, Gabriella;
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  • Published: 08 Dec 2014 Journal: issn: 2000-4508, eissn: 2000-4508, Copyright policy
  • Publisher: Stockholms universitet
Abstract
The article presents different models of comparative education by discussing the government committee reports (SOU) which prepared the Swedish teacher education reforms of 2001 and 2011. These serve as examples for different kinds of policy borrowing from an international Bologna process discourse in national government document. The article facilitates Waldow (2009) term of “silent borrowing”. The reform of 2001 shows distinct references to international discourses without making this explicit. The reform of 2011 is then an example for explicit borrowing. The related government committee report refers very obvious to the Bologna process. However, this is seen a...
Subjects
free text keywords: educational reform, comparative education, teacher education, teacher education; comparative education; policy borrowing and lending; educational reform, policy borrowing and lending
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Lindensjo¨, B. & Lundgren, U. P. (2000). Utbildningsreformer och politisk styrning [Educational reforms and political governance]. Stockholm: HLS.

Luhmann, N. (1990). Die wissenschaft der gesellschaft. Frankfurt/Main: Suhrkamp.

Luhmann, N. (2000). The reality of the mass media (cultural memory in the present). Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Luhmann, N. (2002). Das Erziehungssystem der Gesellschaft [The education system of society]. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp.

O¨dman, P.-J. (1995). Kontrasternas spel: en svensk mentalitets- och pedagogikhistoria. Stockholm: Norstedts.

32 references, page 1 of 3
Abstract
The article presents different models of comparative education by discussing the government committee reports (SOU) which prepared the Swedish teacher education reforms of 2001 and 2011. These serve as examples for different kinds of policy borrowing from an international Bologna process discourse in national government document. The article facilitates Waldow (2009) term of “silent borrowing”. The reform of 2001 shows distinct references to international discourses without making this explicit. The reform of 2011 is then an example for explicit borrowing. The related government committee report refers very obvious to the Bologna process. However, this is seen a...
Subjects
free text keywords: educational reform, comparative education, teacher education, teacher education; comparative education; policy borrowing and lending; educational reform, policy borrowing and lending
32 references, page 1 of 3

Askling, B. & Jedeskog, G. (1994). The teacher education programme in Sweden. Some notes. Link¨oping: Link¨oping University, Department of Education and Psychology.

Bauman, Z. (1995). Moderne und Ambivalence. Das Ende der Zweideutigkeit [English title: Modernity and Ambivalence, 1991]. Hamburg: Junius.

Bl¨omecke, S. (2007). The impact of global tendencies on the German teacher education system. In Reforming Teaching Globally, M. Tatto (ed.), 55 74. Oxford: Symposium Books.

Buchberger, F., Campos, B. P., Kallo´s, D. & Stephenson, J. (eds.). (2000). Green Paper on teacher education in Europe. High quality teacher education for high quality education and training (Thematic Network on Teacher Education in Europe). Ume˚a: Fakultetsna¨mnden fo¨r la¨rarutbildning.

Carlgren, I. (2009). The Swedish comprehensive school Erziehungswissenschaft, 12(4), 633 649.

Carlgren, I. & Klette, K. (2008). Reconstructions of Nordic teachers: reform policies and teachers' work during the 1990s. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 52(2), 117 133.

Carlgren, I. & Marton, F. (2002). L¨arare av i morgon [Teachers of tomorrow]. Stockholm: L¨ararf¨orbundet.

Day, C. & Sachs, J. (eds.). (2004). International handbook on the continuing professional development of teachers. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Kaiser, W., Visuri, P., Malmstro¨m, C., Hjelseth, A., Listhaug, O. & Todal Jenssen, A. (1995). Die EU-Volksabstimmungen in O¨ sterreich, Finnland, Schweden und Norwegen: Verlauf, Ergebnisse, Motive und Folgen. (Vol. 23). Wien: Institut fu¨r Ho¨here Studien. [OpenAIRE]

Linde, G. (2003). The meaning of a teacher education reform: national story-telling and global trends in Sweden. European Journal of Teacher Education, 26(1), 109 122.

Lindensjo¨, B. & Lundgren, U. P. (2000). Utbildningsreformer och politisk styrning [Educational reforms and political governance]. Stockholm: HLS.

Luhmann, N. (1990). Die wissenschaft der gesellschaft. Frankfurt/Main: Suhrkamp.

Luhmann, N. (2000). The reality of the mass media (cultural memory in the present). Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Luhmann, N. (2002). Das Erziehungssystem der Gesellschaft [The education system of society]. Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp.

O¨dman, P.-J. (1995). Kontrasternas spel: en svensk mentalitets- och pedagogikhistoria. Stockholm: Norstedts.

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publication . Article . 2014

Silent and explicit borrowing of international policy discourses. The case of the Swedish teacher education reforms of 2001 and 2011

Wermke, Wieland; Höstfält, Gabriella;