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Linda Rönnberg

Dr. Linda Rönnberg is a Professor in Educational Work, at the Department of Applied Educational Science and affiliated to the University of Turku as a Senior Research Fellow.

Works at

Affiliation
Professor at Department of Applied Educational Science Units: Floor 4
Location
Naturvetarhuset plan 4, huskropp NB, Johan Bures väg 16 Umeå universitet, 90187 Umeå

Linda Rönnberg is a Professor at the Department of Applied Educational Science, Umeå University and a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Education, University of Turku. She is also a Docent in Political Science.

Her research focuses on education governance and politics with a particular focus on evaluation, privatization and internationalization in compulsory and higher education.

Recent projects include research on private actors in education, Swedish education export, the role of consultants in compulsory education as well as policies of evaluation and internationalisation in higher education.

She is a co-editor of Education Inquiry, executive editor of the European Educational Research Journal and PI of the research project Going Global: Swedish school companies and their international operations, funded by the Swedish Research Council.

She teaches in teacher education programs and supervises doctoral students. She is also a co-director of the PhD-program in educational work at the Department.

Current research projects:

2018-2021: Internationalising Higher Education: Challenges and opportunities for Universities and academics in Sweden (Swedish Research Council, PI prof. Nafsika Alexiadou, UmU).

2017-2021: Hollowing Out of Public Education Systems? Private Actors in Compulsory Schooling in Finland, Sweden and New Zealand (HOPES) (Academy of Finland, PI Prof. Piia Seppänen, University of Turku).

2012-2019: Governing by Evaluation in Swedish Higher Education (Swedish Research Council. PI Prof. Christina Segerholm, UmU.

2017-2019: Consultants in Swedish compulsory education: Private actors, knowledge production and governing (with Joakim Lindgren).

2017-2019: Swedish Education as an export business: Swedish school companies in the Global Education Industry

Recent research projects (selection):

2008-2015: Swedish National School Inspection (Swedish Research Council, research fellowship grant).

2010-2014: Governing by Inspection (Swedish Research Council, PIs prof. Christina Segerholm and prof. Jenny Ozga, Oxford University).

2011-2014: Education at the Intersection of Marketisation and Central State Control (Young researcher's award, Umeå University).

Additional

I am Co-Editor (with prof. Nafsika Alexiadou) of Education Inquiry (EduInq) and Executive Editor of the European Educational Research Journal (EERJ). I am also a co-convenor of network 23 Policy Studies and Politics of Education in the European Educational Research Association (EERA) and deputy board member for Sweden in the Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA). I am a member of several national and international research networks, for instance "Justice through education in the Nordic countries" (JustEd), a Nordic Centre of Excellence funded by NordForsk, in team 2 "Marketisation and Social Inclusion of Education" headed by prof. Lisbeth Lundahl.

Journal of Studies in International Education, Sage Publications 2021 : 1-18
Alexiadou, Nafsika; Kefala, Zoi; Rönnberg, Linda
European Educational Research Journal (online)
Alexiadou, Nafsika; Rönnberg, Linda
Understanding educational leadership: critical perspectives and approaches, London: Bloomsbury Academic 2021 : 105-119
Møller, Jorunn; Rönnberg, Linda
Privatisation and commercialisation in public education: how the public nature of schooling is changing, London: Routledge 2021 : 134-151
Rönnberg, Linda; Benerdal, Malin; Carlbaum, Sara; et al.
World yearbook of education 2021: accountability and datafication in the governance of education, London: Routledge 2021 : 113-129
Skedsmo, Guri; Rönnberg, Linda; Ydesen, Christian
Nordic Educational Research Association: Rethinking the futures of education in the Nordic countries (NERA 2020), Turku, Finland, March 4-6, 2020
Rönnberg, Linda; Benerdal, Malin; Carlbaum, Sara; et al.
Challenges for public education: reconceptualising educational leadership, policy and social justice as resources for hope, Abingdon: Routledge 2019 : 116-131
Alexiadou, Nafsika; Lundahl, Lisbeth; Rönnberg, Linda
Austerity and the remaking of European education, London: Bloomsbury Academic 2019 : 93-116
Alexiadou, Nafsika; Rönnberg, Linda
Comparative Education, Routledge 2019, Vol. 55, (3) : 308-325
Helgøy, Ingrid; Homme, Anne; Lundahl, Lisbeth; et al.
Stockholm: Liber 2019
Jarl, Maria; Rönnberg, Linda
The Governing-Evaluation-Knowledge Nexus: Swedish Higher Education as a case, Dortrecht: Springer 2019 : 83-101
Lindgren, Joakim; Rönnberg, Linda
The Governing-Evaluation-Knowledge Nexus: Swedish Higher Education as a Case, Dortrecht: Springer 2019 : 157-180
Lindgren, Joakim; Rönnberg, Linda; Hult, Agneta; et al.
The Governing-Evaluation-Knowledge Nexus: Swedish Higher Education as a Case, Dortrecht: Springer 2019 : 181-199
Lindgren, Joakim; Rönnberg, Linda; Hult, Agneta; et al.
The Governing-Evaluation-Knowledge Nexus: Swedish Higher Education as a Case, Dortrecht: Springer 2019 : 119-138
Lindgren, Joakim; Rönnberg, Linda; Hult, Agneta; et al.
Neoliberalism and market forces in education: lessons from Sweden, London: Routledge 2019 : 183-196
Rönnberg, Linda
Nordiske organisasjonsstudier, Bergen: Fagbokforlaget 2019, Vol. 21, (1) : 34-57
Rönnberg, Linda
The Governing-Evaluation-Knowledge Nexus: Swedish Higher Education as a case, Dortrecht: Springer 2019 : 103-118
Rönnberg, Linda
Handbuch Educational Governance Theorien, Wiesbaden: Springer 2019 : 711-727
Rönnberg, Linda; Lindgren, Joakim; Lundahl, Lisbeth
European Conference for Educational Research (ECER), Hamburg, Germany, September 2-6, 2019
Segerholm, Christina; Hult, Agneta; Lindgren, Joakim; et al.
Evaluating education: normative systems and institutional practices
The Governing-Evaluation-Knowledge Nexus: Swedish Higher Education as a Case, Dortrecht: Springer 2019 : 1-23
Segerholm, Christina; Rönnberg, Linda; Lindgren, Joakim; et al.
Higher Education Policy, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2018, Vol. 31, (1) : 55-73
Lindgren, Joakim; Rönnberg, Linda
NERA 2018 - Educational Research: Boundaries, Breaches and Bridges: Abstracts, University of Oslo 2018 : 210-210
Rönnberg, Linda; Hult, Agneta; Lindgren, Joakim
Abstracts: Inclusion and Exclusion, Resources for Educational Research?
Segerholm, Christina; Hult, Agneta; Rönnberg, Linda; et al.
School inspectors: policy implementers, policy shapers in national policy contexts, Cham: Springer 2017 : 159-181
Lindgren, Joakim; Rönnberg, Linda
European Educational Research Association 2017
Lindgren, Joakim; Rönnberg, Linda
ECER 2017, European Conference of Educational Research, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 22-25, 2017
Lundahl, Lisbeth; Rönnberg, Linda
Bortom PISA: Internationell och jämförande pedagogik, Stockholm: Natur och kultur 2017 : 221-243
Rönnberg, Linda
Journal of education policy, Vol. 32, (2) : 234-249
Rönnberg, Linda
Utvärdering och bedömning i skolan: För vem och varför?, Stockholm: Natur och kultur 2017 : 49-62
Rönnberg, Linda; Segerholm, Christina
ECER 2016, European Conference of Educational Research, Dublin, Ireland, August 23-26, 2016
Lundahl, Lisbeth; Rönnberg, Linda
Ledarskap, utveckling, lärande: grundbok för rektorer och förskolechefer, Stockholm: Natur och kultur 2016 : 81-101
Rönnberg, Linda
ECER 2016, European Conference of Educational Research, Dublin, Ireland, August 23-26, 2016
Rönnberg, Linda
ECER 2016, Leading Education: The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers, Dublin, August 22-26, 2016
Segerholm, Christina; Lindgren, Joakim; Hult, Agneta; et al.
Governing by inspection, London: Routledge 2015 : 159-172
Baxter, Jacqueline; Rönnberg, Linda
Stockholm: Liber 2015
Jarl, Maria; Rönnberg, Linda
ECER 2015, European Conference of Educational Research, Budapest, Hungary, September 7-11, 2015
Lindgren, Joakim; Rönnberg, Linda
Utbildning: makt och politik, Lund: Studentlitteratur AB 2015 : 141-163
Lundström, Ulf; Rönnberg, Linda
European Educational Research Journal (online), Sage Publications 2015, Vol. 14, (6) : 479-486
Rasmussen, Palle; Larson, Anne; Rönnberg, Linda; et al.
Pedagogiska Magasinet, Lärarförbundet 2015, (1) : 14-18
Rönnberg, Linda
European Educational Research Journal (online), Sage Publications 2015, Vol. 14, (6) : 549-565
Rönnberg, Linda
ECER 2015, European Conference of Educational Research, Budapest, Hungary, September 7-11, 2015
Rönnberg, Linda
The 43rd Annual Congress of the Nordic Educational Research Association (NERA)
Rönnberg, Linda; Lindgren, Joakim
Utbildning och Demokrati, Örebro: Örebro universitet 2014, Vol. 23, (1) : 5-20
Carlbaum, Sara; Hult, Agneta; Lindgren, Joakim; et al.
Conference for Educational Research (ECER), Porto, Portugal, September 2-5, 2014.
Lindgren, Joakim; Rönnberg, Linda; Hult, Agneta; et al.
Revue française de pédagogie, Vol. 186 : 35-45
Rönnberg, Linda
Resultatdialog 2014, Stockholm: Vetenskapsrådet 2014 : 184-192
Rönnberg, Linda
ECER 2014, European Conference of Educational Research, Porto, Portugal, September 2-5, 2014
Rönnberg, Linda
Education, Governance and Inspection within Transnational and Cross-Disciplinary Contexts (EDUGOV), Olso, 4-5 June 2014
Rönnberg, Linda