Challenging traditions? : pupils in need of special support in Swedish independent schools

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Publication Article, peer reviewed scientific
Title Challenging traditions? : pupils in need of special support in Swedish independent schools
Author Göransson, Kerstin ; Magnusson, Gunnlaugur ; Nilholm, Claes
Date 2012
English abstract
This article presents the general situation for pupils in need of special support (PNSS) in Swedish independent compulsory schools. The analysis is based on a survey of all independent schools in Sweden. The results show that the number of PNSS is lower in independent schools than in municipal schools and that a deficit perspective seems to be common regarding explanations for school problems. There is, however, great diversity among the schools. The conclusions are that school choice as a challenge to the traditional way of conceiving education seems to be more effective for some other groups of pupils than for PNSS and that there are few signs that independent schools challenge traditions in work with PNSS.
Link http://www.idunn.no/ts/np/2012/03-04/challenging_t... (external link to publication)
Publisher Universitetsforlaget
Host/Issue Nordic studies in educaiton;3-4
ISSN 1891-5949
Pages 262-280
Language swe (iso)
Subject independent schools
pupils in need of special support
inclusion
Humanities/Social Sciences
Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/2043/14824 Permalink to this page
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