Ongoing and completed projects
The ability to conduct and follow algebraic reasoning – challenges for teaching in primary and secondary schools. School Research Institute (2017-2019). Inger Eriksson, scientific leader.
Graduate School in Learning Study – practice-developing subject-didactic research. Part I 2012-2014, part II 2015-2018. (Swedish Research Council-funded project located at Jönköping University). Inger Eriksson, scientific leader together with Ulla Runesson, professor (principal investigator); Ingrid Carlgren, professor; Mona Holmqvist, professor.
School development through teacher research – a comparative study on Lesson and Learning Studies in Sweden and Tanzania. Inger Eriksson, scientific leader together with professor Kalafunja Osaki, UDOM. Co-applicants from Stockholm Unversity: Prof. Ingrid Carlgren, Dr. Gunilla Höjlund & Doc. Viveca Lindberg. Co-applicants from UDOM: Dr. Andrew Binde, Mr. Noah Mtana, Dr. Francis William. LINKS/VR (2013-2015).
The school-subject Swedish as a second Language. The Erik Wellander Foundation (2016–2017). Christina Hedman, professor, and Ulrika Magnusson, Department of Subject Didactics.
The role of mother-tongue instruction for the biliteracy development of Somali-Swedish speaking children in the early school years. Swedish Research Council (2013–2016). Christina Hedman, professor, Department of Subject Didactics, Stockholm University, and Natalia Ganuza, Department of Nordic Languages, Stockholm University.
New arrivals and learning–- an interdisciplinary study of the learning conditions for newly-arrived students in the Swedish school. Swedish Research Council (2011–2014). Primary applicant and scientific leader, Nihad Bunar, professor, Department of Child and Youth Studies, with Jenny Nilsson Folke.
School development as a narrative. Swedish Research Council (2009–2012) Primary applicant and scientific leader, Mats Börjesson, professor, Department of Child and Youth Studies.
A preschool that brings children into public spaces: Onto-epistemological research methods of vocal strolls, metaphors, mappings, and preschool displacements. Ph.D. project 2015–2020 on didactic development in preschool. Christine Eriksson, Ph.D. in preschool didactics, lecturer, Department of Child and Youth Studies.
Enhancing preschool children´s attention, language and communication skills: An interdisciplinary study of socio-emotional learning and computerized attention training. (“Brainways in preschool”) Swedish Research Council (2015–2018). Primary applicant Hillevi Lenz Taguchi, professor in pedagogy and child and youth studies, Department of Child and Youth Studies, Stockholm University. Project with Tove Gerholm, Anna Palmer, Sofia Frankenberg, Susanne Kjällander, Linnea Bodén, Petter Kallioinen, Signe Tonér in collaboration with 29 preschools in Nacka.
An inventory of children’s needs and interests as a basis for systematic quality work at the after-school recreation center: An action research project. City of Stockholms Administration of Education. Eva Kane, Anna-Lena Ljusberg and Anna Pihlgren.
DigiTaktik – Digital tools in preschool for learning and formative feedback in connection with early abilities and foundational skills in mathematics. School Research Institute, 2018–2021. Susanne Kjällander, PI), with Hagå, S. Ring, L., Frankenberg, S., Pakulak, E., Gulz, A. & Haake, M.
Children’s experiences of taking part in RCT research. Swedish Research Council (2019–2022). Primary applicants Linnea Bodén together with Hillevi Lenz Taguchi, professor in pedagogy and child and youth studies, Department of Child and Youth Studies, Stockholm University.
Newly arrived students, inclusion and learning conditions. Swedish Research Council (2011–2015). Nihad Bunar, professor, Department of Special Education.
Growing up in socially deprived neighborhoods – structures, coping strategies and outcomes. Gålö Foundation (2017-2023). Nihad Bunar, professor, Department of Special Education.
Promoting inclusive educational environments for children with autism and other social communication challenges: Preschool class and primary school. Swedish Research Council 2021–2024. Primary applicants Lise Petterson Roll, professor, Department of Special Education together with professor Sven Bölte, Director of the Karolinska Institutet Center of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and professor Sam Odom.