http://dx.doi.org/10.7577/nbf.253

Förskoleklasslärare som gästarbetare: Gränsmarkeringar via sociala stängningar

Helena Ackesjö

Sammendrag

The preschool class is an educational programme that has been created through an educational reform in Sweden in the late 1990s. The purpose was to construct a bridge between preschool and primary school, where the two institutions together would create a "new pedagogy". My study of teacher identities in preschool class shows that the teachers are using strategies to mark their differences to other teachers. One strategy is to enhance in-groups and out-groups. These strategies also construct the preschool class as a security zone where the teachers distance themselves from other teachers, in contrast to the educational reform.

Emneord (Nøkkelord)

Preschool class; Borderland; Identities; Educational reforms; Preschool class teachers;

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