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  • Female Elite Gymnasts Vulnerable to Violence

    [31 Jan 2018] Female elite gymnasts are particularly vulnerable to violence, says Associate Professor Natalie Barker-Ruchti. 'This is partly because most gymnasts are young girls and partly because elite gymnastics is characterised by an authoritarian coaching style and a tradition of teaching the young athletes to be submissive and not complain about things', she says.

  • New Master's Programme in Education for Sustainable Development

    [28 Nov 2017] Next autumn, the University of Gothenburg will launch a new international Master's programme in education for sustainable development. The programme will focus on how education can become an effective tool in the work to promote sustainable development.

  • Children's Daily Life Highly Regulated

    [1 Mar 2017] Children in Sweden and the US experience their daily life as highly structured and regulated. But while US children state that homework and long schooldays are what makes everyday life difficult, Swedish children point to the continuous nagging and stress that occur in relation to daily routines. These are some key findings of a new study from the University of Gothenburg.

  • More Sprints in Top-Class Football Necessitates New and Individualised Training Routines

    [11 Jan 2017] Today's top-class football is characterised by more short sprints than in the past. In English Premier League, high-intensity running has increased by 50% in the last 10 years, presenting new challenges to the players in terms of fatigue resistance and ability to recover quickly. The change has also resulted in greater variation in the tempo of matches, and this new pattern calls for revised training routines. This is the conclusion of new research from the University of Gothenburg.

  • Four questions to Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt

    [19 Dec 2016] ... associate head of department, senior lecturer in education with a focus on learning and IT at the Department of Education, Communication and Learning and the first person at the Faculty of Education to be appointed Excellent Teacher.

  • Valuable meeting for PhD students at CUL

    [15 Dec 2016] A chance to talk about one¿s research and get much needed feedback from other PhD students and senior researchers. These were some of the responses to the Mötesplats CUL conference, arranged by the Centre for Education Science and Teacher Research (CUL) in late October.

  • Professor Ove Sernhede celebrated for his contribution

    [13 Dec 2016] A group of Swedish and international researchers have written a book to honour their colleague and friend Ove Sernhede, professor of child and youth studies at the Department of Education, Communication and Learning. According to the authors, Sernhede has served as an intellectual source of inspiration to youth and cultural researchers for over 30 years.

  • Assessment tools identify schoolchildren's weaknesses in basic math

    [30 Nov 2016] According to the results of the latest TIMSS study, published in November, the downward trend in math and science among 4th and 8th graders has finally been broken. Yet their performance is still far from that of their counterparts in the 1990s. A new research report from the University of Gothenburg shows that many schoolchildren lack the most basic knowledge and skills in the area of mathematics.

  • More crimes reported to police despite falling crime rates

    [3 Nov 2016] The school environment is the place where Swedish adolescents are most likely to commit or fall victim to acts of violence. 'The school violence is a problem. But at the same time as the number of crimes committed at schools has decreased, the number of police reports filed has increased as a result of the ongoing juridification of the school environment', said Johannes Lunneblad, associate professor at the Department of Education, Communication and Learning, at an open lecture at the Faculty of Education in October.

  • Graduation ceremony held in October

    [18 Oct 2016] For the second time, the Faculty of Education arranged a graduation ceremony on 7 October to recognise those who completed a Bachelor¿s or Master¿s degree at the Faculty in 2015 or later or who had applied for a degree certificate prior to 1 August 2016.

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