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Measuring the social and civic objectives of schools
Umeå universitet, Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten, Sociologiska institutionen. Umeå universitet, Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten, Centrum för skolledarutveckling.
Umeå universitet, Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten, Sociologiska institutionen. Umeå universitet, Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten, Centrum för skolledarutveckling.
2010 (engelsk)Inngår i: School leadership: international perspectives / [ed] Stephan Huber, Bern: Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2010, s. 19-37Kapittel i bok, del av antologi (Annet vitenskapelig)
Abstract [en]

This study is part of a Swedish project "Structure, Culture, Leadership – prerequisites for successful schools?" The study presents a tool for the analysis of school outcomes. How can social and civic objectives be measured and what differences between schools can be found when it comes to achieving these objectives? The aim is to assess the pupils' development through a questionnaire based on the curriculum in areas like: democratic values, communication, respect for human differences, self-consciousness, responsibility, critical evaluation, creativity. The study is conducted among 2128 pupils in 24 secondary schools in 12 municipalities. Results show that it is possible to develop an instrument based on the Swedish steering documents. It's also obvious that school differences can be assessed with the Social and Civic Objectives Scale (SCOS) Using the SCOS instrument helps us to broaden the definition of a "successful school" by incorporating academic as well as social and civic objectives.

sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
Bern: Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2010. s. 19-37
Serie
Studies in educational leadership ; Vol 10
Emneord [en]
Transformational Leadership, Academic Outcome, School Leader, Social Objective, Civic Education
HSV kategori
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-26515DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-3501-1_2ISBN: 978-90-481-3500-4 (tryckt)ISBN: 978-90-481-3501-1 (digital)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-26515DiVA, id: diva2:271654
Prosjekter
Structure, Culture and Leadership - Prerequisites for Successful Schools?Tilgjengelig fra: 2009-10-13 Laget: 2009-10-12 Sist oppdatert: 2018-11-26bibliografisk kontrollert
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1. Bullying and social objectives: A study of prerequisites for success in Swedish schools
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Bullying and social objectives: A study of prerequisites for success in Swedish schools
2009 (engelsk)Doktoravhandling, med artikler (Annet vitenskapelig)
Abstract [en]

This thesis examines the relationship between organizations structure, culture and leadership. The specific organization that has been studied is Swedish secondary schools. The Swedish schools have a divided task, first to develop the students academic skills and secondly to develop the students socially and civically. This thesis has its interest on the schools social environment with special interest focused on questions regarding bullying and insulting behaviour. The data that has been used consists of interviews and questionnaires with students, teachers and principals in 24 Swedish schools that have been studied in a larger study. This work is a part of a project called Structure, Culture and Leadership – prerequisites for successful schools?.  The 24 schools that took part in the SCL study were divided in to four different groups depending on how well they are succeeding in reaching the social and academic objectives formulated in the steering documents. The main result show that principals that succeed to align structure and culture in relation to both the social and academic objectives are the ones that can be perceived as successful. It is these schools that have the lowest level of bullying and the highest grades. The principal takes social responsibility and takes questions in relation to bullying and insulting behaviour seriously. By doing that the principal can communicate the seriousness of the topic in order to develop awareness within the organization and a preventive work can therefore be possible. In schools that work with the students’ ability to be participative seems to develop the students both socially and academically.

sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
Umeå: Sociologiska institutionen, Umeå universitet, 2009. s. 57
Serie
Akademiska avhandlingar vid Sociologiska institutionen, Umeå universitet, ISSN 1104-2508 ; 60
Emneord
Successful schools, Social objectives, Leadership, Bullying, Insulting behaviour
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Forskningsprogram
sociologi
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-26472 (URN)978-91-7264-855-5 (ISBN)
Utgiver:
Sociologi, 90187, Umeå
Disputas
2009-11-06, Hörsal E, Humanisthuset, Umeå universitet, Umeå, 13:15 (svensk)
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Structure, Culture and Leadership - Prerequisites for Successful Schools?
Tilgjengelig fra: 2009-10-13 Laget: 2009-10-11 Sist oppdatert: 2018-06-08bibliografisk kontrollert

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