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The Nordic Dimension in Education – Myth or Reality? (Editorial)

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The article is an introduction to the special double issue of Nordic Studies in Education poses and elaborates upon the question of whether there is such a thing as a Nordic dimension in education. And, if so, what then are the defining similarities and differences in educational terms between the five small countries Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden? This special issue follows up on the 2nd Annual Nordic Educational Conversation held on 23 September 2021, where the Nordic Educational Research Association invited participants to a discussion on the theme of the Nordic dimension in education and whether it is a myth or a living reality.
Original languageEnglish
JournalNordic Studies in Education
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 13 Mar 2023

Bibliographical note

Bio: John Benedicto Krejsler is a Professor at Aarhus University, Denmark. His research on new conditions for (pre-)school and teacher education in a transnational perspective brings together education policy, new conditions for producing ‘truths’, and social technologies. He was President of the Nordic Educational Research Association (2019-2022) and a council member of the European Educational Research Association (2009-2018, 2022 -), He was a Visiting Professor at Kristianstad University, Sweden (2009-2010), and at UCLA, USA (2015-2016).

    Research areas

  • Nordic dimension, Nordic model, education

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