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

Olofsson, A., Fransson, G. & Lindberg, O. (2019). A study of the use of digital technology and its conditions with a view to understanding what ‘adequate digital competence’ may mean in a national policy initiative. Educational Studies. 10.1080/03055698.2019.1651694 [More information]
Hrastinski, S., Olofsson, A., Arkenback, C., Ekström, S., Ericsson, E., Fransson, G., Jaldemark, J., Ryberg, T., Öberg, L., Fuentes, A., Gustafsson, U., Humle, N., Mozelius, P., Sundgren, M. & Utterberg, M. (2019). Critical Imaginaries and Reflections on Artificial Intelligence and Robots in Postdigital K-12 Education. Postdigital Science and Education. 10.1007/s42438-019-00046-x [More information]
Fransson, G., Holmberg, J., Lindberg, J. & Olofsson, A. (2019). Digitalise and capitalise? Teachers’ self-understanding in 21st-century teaching contexts. Oxford Review of Education, 45 (1), 102-118. 10.1080/03054985.2018.1500357 [More information]
Frelin, A. & Fransson, G. (2019). Principals’ experiences of changes in relationships with newly qualified teachers resulting from a teacher registration reform. International Journal of Educational Management, 33 (4), 556-568. 10.1108/IJEM-02-2018-0076 [More information]
Fransson, G. (2018). A theoretical contribution to research on ‘teacher induction policies’ and ‘mentoring policy’. . [More information]
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