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Sonja Sheridan

Professor emerita

Sonja Sheridan
Professor emerita
sonja.sheridan@ped.gu.se
+46 707-575299

Postal Address: Box 300, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 5 , 41120 Götebortg


Department of Education, Communication and Learning (More Information)
Box 300
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 2391

Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 15 , 405 30 Göteborg

About Sonja Sheridan

Research interests
My research interest focuses on educational quality and constructive competition and, on this basis, to evaluate and develop the quality of preschools and schools. My theoretical underpinnings are interactionist perspectives, where learning environments comprise complex systems of interplay between people, material resources, and education processes that need to be elucidated from different perspectives, while at the same time requiring broad points of view in terms of both research approach and methods. The object of research is therefore learning in preschools and schools, how they contribute to the learning of children and adolescents, the role of the teacher, and the context in which learning takes place in relation to overarching goals.

Teaching interests
I teach about educational quality and constructive competition in relation to the learning of children and adolescents.

Keywords
educational quality, constructive competition, interaction, preschool and school, information and communication technology in preschool

Latest publications

Pedagogical leadership and families in Swedish preschool
Sonja Sheridan, Pia Williams
In S. Garvis & E. Eriksen Ødegaard (Eds.), Nordic Dialogues on Children and Families., New York, Routledge, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Preschool quality, governance and systematic quality work in a Swedish preschool context
Sonja Sheridan
In: Klinkhammer, N./Schäfer, B./Harring, D./Gwinner, A. (Ed.). Monitoring quality in early childhood education and care. Approaches and experiences from selected countries , Munich, Scientific series, Munich: DJI, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Sweden: Quality Evaluations in the Nordic Countries
Sonja Sheridan, Pia Williams, Susanne Garvis
Nordic Educational Research Conference, 23 - 25 March 2017 in Copenhagen Denmark, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

The Swedish preschool quality
Pia Williams, Sonja Sheridan
Paper presented at Early Childhood Care and Education Conference, Moscow, Russia. 10-13 May., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Preschool as an Arena for Developing Teacher Knowledge Concerning Children’s Language Learning
Sonja Sheridan, Liv Gjems
Early Childhood Education Journal, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Qualität. Governance und systematische Qualitätsarbeit im schwedischen Vorschulkontext.
Sonja Sheridan
In: Klinkhammer, N./Schäfer, B./Harring, D./Gwinner, A. (Ed.). Qualitätsmonitoring in der frühkindlichen Bildung und Betreuung – Ansätze und Erfahrungen ausgewählter Länder. , München, DJI-Verlag, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Preschool Teacher Education in Sweden and Australia: The Importance of Reflection for Understanding Context
Susanne Garvis, Sonja Sheridan
Service Learning as Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education, United Kingdom, Springer, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

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2018

Pedagogical leadership and families in Swedish preschool
Sonja Sheridan, Pia Williams
In S. Garvis & E. Eriksen Ødegaard (Eds.), Nordic Dialogues on Children and Families., New York, Routledge, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

2017

Preschool quality, governance and systematic quality work in a Swedish preschool context
Sonja Sheridan
In: Klinkhammer, N./Schäfer, B./Harring, D./Gwinner, A. (Ed.). Monitoring quality in early childhood education and care. Approaches and experiences from selected countries , Munich, Scientific series, Munich: DJI, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Sweden: Quality Evaluations in the Nordic Countries
Sonja Sheridan, Pia Williams, Susanne Garvis
Nordic Educational Research Conference, 23 - 25 March 2017 in Copenhagen Denmark, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

The Swedish preschool quality
Pia Williams, Sonja Sheridan
Paper presented at Early Childhood Care and Education Conference, Moscow, Russia. 10-13 May., Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Preschool as an Arena for Developing Teacher Knowledge Concerning Children’s Language Learning
Sonja Sheridan, Liv Gjems
Early Childhood Education Journal, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Qualität. Governance und systematische Qualitätsarbeit im schwedischen Vorschulkontext.
Sonja Sheridan
In: Klinkhammer, N./Schäfer, B./Harring, D./Gwinner, A. (Ed.). Qualitätsmonitoring in der frühkindlichen Bildung und Betreuung – Ansätze und Erfahrungen ausgewählter Länder. , München, DJI-Verlag, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Preschool Teacher Education in Sweden and Australia: The Importance of Reflection for Understanding Context
Susanne Garvis, Sonja Sheridan
Service Learning as Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education, United Kingdom, Springer, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

2016

Showing 1 - 10 of 103

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