Liya Kalinnikova Magnusson is a senior lecturer of Special Education.
Fundamental challenges in SNE towards inclusion and how this developmental process is contextualised by political choices in educational reforms internationally; comparative studies in education; process of decentralization and deinstitutionalization in Eastern neighbouring countries; teacher education curricular studies; dynamics of change of SNE targets.
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The research experience is in the area of special education development towards inclusion with a focus on:
- Curricular studies
- Deinstitutionalization/decentralization of residential institutions for children with severe disabilities, development of inclusive infrastructure locally
- Legacies of state ideologies in countries with authoritative regimes and how these ideologies affected formation of special education and challenged the transition to inclusive education in these countries
STINT grant [IB2018-8090]. The project ‘Social inclusion through segregation?’
A tri-country cooperation with Moldova, Ukraine and Sweden.
VR - N2011-41249-90774-43 [01.01.2012 - 31.12.2014, 31.03.2016]: Human resources in poverty and disability: family perspective (in cooperation with Ukraine and Moldova); operated by the Center of Russian and Eurasian Studies at Uppsala University.
RGNF [Russian Foundation for the Humanities]: RGNF 09-06-06006 (2009). International seminar «Theoretical and Methodological Aspects of Transdisciplinary Research of Problems and Technologies of Augmentative and Alternative Communication» at the 7th Eastern- and Central-European Regional conference of Alternative and Augmentative Communication (ECER-AACC). (Russia, Pomor State University named after M.Lomonosov, 29 June – 02 July, 2009).
RGNF [Russian Foundation for the Humanities]: [RGNF 10-06-94045k/K, thematic arena: Complex investigations of a Human. Psychology. Pedagogy]. Life experience of families with small children with disabilities.