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Pia Williams


Pia Williams
+46 31 786 2246

Room number: Pedagogen B Åsikten
Postal Address: Box 300, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 15 , 41120 Göteborg

Department of Education, Communication and Learning (More Information)
Box 300
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 2391
Visiting Address: Läroverksgatan 15 , 411 20 Göteborg

About Pia Williams

Research interests
My research interest is oriented towards Early Childhood Education with special focus on conditions for childhood, learning and development in different educational contexts, such as preschool and school. My current research involves further examination and evaluation of children’s’ collaboration communication and interaction in preschool in relation to preschool teachers competence. This is being carried out within the Swedish Research Council project “Teacher competence in change – a study about teacher competence in preschool”.

Teaching interests
Early childhood and adolescence education, children’s and adolescents’ learning.

Early Childhood Education, children’s collaboration, communication and interaction, preschool, school, teacher competence.

Latest publications

Competence to Teach a Point of Intersection for Swedish Preschool Quality
Sonja Sheridan, Pia Williams, Susanne Garvis
Journal article

Critical aspects for the preschool quality in Sweden.
Sonja Sheridan, Susanne Garvis, Pia Williams, Elisabeth Mellgren
Polification of Early Childhood Education and Care. Early Childhood Education in the 21st. Century Vol. III. S. Garvis & S. Phillipson (Eds)., London, Routledge, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Måltiden i förskolan - enbart en rutinmässig handling?
Lena Ryberg, Louise Peterson, Torgeir Alvestad, Pia Williams
Paper presenterat vid Norsk barnehageforskningskonferanse i Stavanger 15-17/10 2019, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Förskolans undervisning – att integrera lek, lärande och omsorg
Pia Williams, Elisabeth Mellgren
Paper presenterat vid Norsk barnehageforskningskonferanse, Stavanger 15-17/10 2019 , Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Lärare måste kunna ta del av forskningsresultaten
Eva Alerby, Per Andersson, Anders Arnqvist, Dennis Beach, Pernilla Nilsson et al.
Curie, Magazine article 2019
Magazine article

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Preschool teaching in Sweden - a profession in change
Sonja Sheridan, Pia Williams, Anette Sandberg, Tuula Vuorinen
Educational Research, Journal article 2011
Journal article

Förskollärarkompetens i förändring. En studie om förskollärarkompetens i förskolan
Sonja Sheridan, Pia Williams, Anette Sandberg
Vetenskapsrådets rapportserie Resultatdialog 2011, Stockholm, vetenskapsrådet, Chapter in book 2011
Chapter in book

Barns lärande i ett livslångt perspektiv
Pia Williams, Sonja Sheridan
Stockholm, Liber, Edited book 2011
Edited book


Från fredsfostran till lärande för hållbar utveckling
Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson, Pia Williams
M. Hugo & M. Segolsson (red.), Lärande och bildning i en globaliserad tid, Lund, Studentlitteratur, Chapter in book 2010
Chapter in book

Social competence – preschool teachers perspectives
Sonja Sheridan, Pia Williams
OMEP XXVI World Congress, Conference paper 2010
Conference paper


Teacher competence in preschool – a multidimensional phenomenon.
Sonja Sheridan, Pia Williams, Anette Sandberg, Tuula Vuorinen
Paper presented at the EARLI:s conference, Fostering communities of learners. 25-29 of August, 2009, Amsterdam, Netherlands. , Conference paper 2009
Conference paper


Children’s constructive interaction patterns
Sonja Sheridan, Pia Williams
Paper presented at the EECERA-conference in Stavanger, Norway 2008-09-05., Conference paper 2008
Conference paper

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