What is the function of Swedish higher vocational education? How, and by who is it shaped? Whose knowledge counts and what values shape the educational communication?
With a theoretical approach stemming from curriculum theory and research questions rooted in the didactic basic questions; What, why, how and who? the aim of this research project is to explore educational policy and curriculum in the HVE. The inquiries will be considered in a study combining analyses of national policy- and instructional documents with case studies of HVE-programmes and their management. This methodological approach enables considering the trajectory of curricula through several diverse dimensions of transformation and realisation where different stakeholders, acting on the basis of different interests, knowledge, traditions and power, produce practice.
Funding: Linköping University