Department of Culture and Learning

Centre for Education policy research (CFU)

Crafting Welfare Citizens (CWC)


The CWC research team  investigates the creation of citizens within the welfare state. This includes a keen interest in comparative welfare state studies, educational and social reforms, international and transnational education transfer, migration and migrant education, social cohesion and inclusion strategies, crafting of the nation state through education, and church and secularization reforms.

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Educational Access and Social Justice (EDUSOC)

The Educational Access and Social Justice (EDUSOC) programme was initiated in response to changes in structures and empirical trends in a number of educational areas, including the increased privatization of the primary school area, the marketisation of secondary education, changed transitions to tertiary education, and changes in the provision of adult education in thinly populated areas.

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Research in higher education (RHE)

This programme examines higher education nationally and internationally in the field between social development and educational policy movements at macro and meta levels, investigating the consequences and influence on and development of educational institutions' organizational, educational and pedagogical work on the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of education and teaching.

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Global Education Policies (GEP)


The team Global Education Policies (GEP) is led by Christian Ydesen. The team focuses on international/global education from comparative and historical perspectives. Making this combination between comparative and historical studies the team offers a relatively rare perspective in international education research.

 

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Arts-based Methods and Perfomativity in Education and Education Research (AMPERE)


The AMPERE network aims to make visible two specific research interests shared by a number of researchers within CfU: arts-based research methods in teaching and educational research, and performativity as a theoretical perspective. Participants share an interest in different approaches to performativity theories and research methods that include the body, affects, creativity, artistic means and methodological diversity. AMPERE is conceived as a learning community and dialogical platform that connects the participants’ research interests.Read more

Contact CFU

Contact CFU

Head of Research Center, Mette Buchardt
Kroghstraede 3 - 3.232
9220 Aalborg East
Denmark
Email: buchardt@hum.aau.dk