Christian Christrup Kjeldsen

Christian Christrup Kjeldsen
Aarhus University | AU · Department for Educational Sociology

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TIMSS 2019 is the seventh international Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study. The study is conducted every fourth year within the framework of the IEA (International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement). It is the fifth time Denmark is represented in TIMSS and the fourth study to involve Year 4 students. The D...
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This book is one of the three main products of the EducOpera project. The following are the three main characteristics of the EducOpera project: 1- Tools and Method (IO1) www.educopera.eu/intellectual-outputs: to provide a method for identifying and evaluating the skills acquired by youngsters during the experience of music education in general and...
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Lettura e dispersione costituiscono, in modi diversi, due punti cruciali della realtà scolastica e della ricerca educativa. La dispersione scolastica è un'emergenza sociale, il cui contrasto è reso più complesso anche dalle differenti modalità di contabilizzazione e dai differenti target presi in considerazione. Per comprendere a fondo la dispersio...
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In this chapter, the key messages and policy implications arising from the chapters making up this volume are drawn together. The research demonstrates the need to increase the development of young people’s agency and voice, and to put it at the centre of policy design, implementation and evaluation. Currently young people often feel undermined by...
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Most current social welfare policies aim to ameliorate immediate problems or injustices, but they do little to foster human development or support the potential of people within marginalized communities. How can we more effectively use public policy to foster human development? How can we overcome the injustice of contemporary society and give peop...
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Within this chapter the results from the Danish domestic project ‘Local Partnerships. Production Schools—Companies—Civil Society‘ will be presented as an example of a social-pedagogical perspective on combating poverty. This chapter will focus on the quantitative insights gathered during the scientific evaluation of the project. The partnership pro...
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The objective of this chapter is twofold: (1) to provide an overview of standard settings in the Danish school system and (2) to guide the reader through the history of standard setting in a Danish context. This includes periods when Denmark provided education without using the formal standard setting approaches we use today, where standard setting...
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The Capability Approach has been adopted in a number of European projects on poverty, social exclusion, and social justice. This approach is primarily used as a yardstick measuring real freedoms for people in disadvantaged positions. In addition, it has had an important impact on policy making by urging politicians, employers, and other stakeholder...
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The volume at hand was developed out of the insights and results of an EU collaborative research project with the title “Making Capabilities Work”. Within this project, 13 partner institutions from different disciplines (educational science, sociology, economics, philosophy, political studies and social work), which are located in ten European coun...
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This chapter introduces the nine case studies, the common question framework used and the different methodologies adopted. The aim of the case studies is to examine the transitions of disadvantaged young people from compulsory school to further education, from education/vocational training to the labour market and from being unemployed/outside the...
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The volume at hand was developed out of the insights and results of an EU collaborative research project with the title “Making Capabilities Work”. Within this project, 13 partner institutions from different disciplines (educational science, sociology, economics, philosophy, political studies and social work), which are located in ten European coun...
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This mainly theoretical article addresses the core idea and concepts within the capability approach and serves as an introduction to our conception of the approach for the readings of the other articles in this volume. The concepts will be presented briefly, and their interdependent relations will be explained with a strong emphasis on the capabili...
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This book promotes a radical alternative impact on youth policy in Europe to overcome the situation of vulnerability and discrimination of a growing number of youngsters in their transition from school to work. It follows a Human Development perspective in using the Capability Approach (CA) as analytical and methodological guiding tool to improve t...
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This paper brings up some central aspects from the case studies and brings them briefly together within an analytical and heuristic framework of the capability approach. We argue that the Capabilities for Education, Work and Voice should be considered as the main fertile capabilities in the studied domain. These three theoretically and empirically...
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The Danish case study presents findings and considerations derived from an empirical approach based on interviews with young persons, teachers and leaders of four participating institutions. The study discusses the official definition of the “target group” and points to structural and social circumstances. It further returns to an old idea of a “yo...
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This article by Christian Christrup Kjeldsen and Marianne Bruhn Kjeldsen discusses the provision of foster care in Denmark and considers the results of recent domestic studies of foster carers as well as current debates and changes concerning the substitute care of children. It suggests that Denmark's emphasis on preventative services and the low u...

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