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Skola och kompetensutveckling, viktiga faktorer för socialisationsprocessen: En studie om ensamkommande barns socialisation i deras nya samhälle
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
Kristianstad University, School of Health and Society.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Education and skills development, important factors in socialization : A study of unaccompanied children´s socialization in their new society (English)
Abstract [en]

The study discloses unaccompanied children´s socialization in their new society. The purpose of the study is to investigate how unaccompanied children's schooling is an important factor in their socialization and skills development in their new society. For example, we have chosen to illustrate how their school works and if and whether the teachers receive the support they need in order to help children develop their skills so they can find their way in society. The research is based on three different methods. The first method is based on literature research. The second one is a qualitative method and in doing so we have made use of a semi – structured method of interviewing. This method’s importance lies in how individuals perceive and interpret their social reality. The third method is participant observation, and it is a method that allows observing the interaction while it takes place, and gives us a good opportunity to analyze the role that context plays in people´s actions and attitudes, which results that you get a deeper understanding of the researched phenomenon. The study showed that unaccompanied children´s schooling and skills development are important factors of socialization in their new country. In some interview responses and the literature reviewed, revealed that teachers do not get adequate support from school authorities.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 56 p.
Keyword [en]
school, unaccompanied refuge children, social work, socialization, skills development
Keyword [sv]
skola, ensamkommande flyktingbarn, socialisation, kompetensutvecklingen
National Category
Social Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-9560OAI: diva2:541175
Educational program
Social Work Study Programme
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2012-08-02 Created: 2012-07-15 Last updated: 2012-08-02Bibliographically approved

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