Göran Fransson

Göran Fransson

Professor in Curriculum Studies
Associate professor in Education

Department of Educational Sciences
Faculty of Education and Business Studies

Franssons research centers on learning, ICT, first-phase professional development, induction and mentoring in different professions, with a primary focus on teachers. He leads the Induction Research Group and ICT in Learning at the University of Gävle.

Ongoing research

  1. Making IT happen - A study of advanced use of digital technologies in Swedish upper secondary school (in co-operation with partners at Mid Sweden University and Umeå University) 2015-2018 financed by the Swedish Research Council
  2. Implementiation of a Quality Assurance System in upper secondary school, 2015-2017 financed by the University of Gävle
  3. Teacher registration, mentoring and education of mentors for NQTs, financed by the Induction Research Group at the University of Gävle
  4. Teacher standards in international comparative perspective, financed by the Induction Research Group at the University of Gävle.

Recently finalised projects

  1. Headmasters working condition and the evaluation of NQTs (the RAOL-project), 2013-2016 financed by AFA Insurance
  2. Cross-roads with focus on committed teachers, 2012-2015 financed by the Swedish Research Council (in co-operation with partners at Linnaeus University)

Recent publications

Fransson, G., Lindberg, O. & Olofsson, A. (2018). Adequate digital competence – a close reading of the new national strategy for digitalization of the schools in Sweden. Seminar.net : Media, technology and lifelong learning, 14 (2), 217-228. Link [More information]
Fransson, G., Holmberg, J., Lindberg, J. & Olofsson, A. (2018). Digitalise and capitalise? Teachers’ self-understanding in 21st-century teaching contexts.. Oxford Review of Education. 10.1080/03054985.2018.1500357 [More information]
Fransson, G., Lindberg, O. & Olofsson, A. (2018). From a student perspective, what constitutes a good (or less good) use of ICT in teaching?. Education and Information Technologies : Official Journal of the IFIP technical committee on Education, 23 (5), 2155-2177. 10.1007/s10639-018-9708-4 [More information]
Fransson, G. (2018). A theoretical contribution to research on ‘teacher induction policies’ and ‘mentoring policy’. . [More information]
Fransson, G. (2018). Conceptual and contextual confusion? Making Sense of the Concept of “Mentoring” and the Accurate “Context”. AERA-conference-deposit. [More information]
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