School Inspection complaints: parent´s safeguarding their children´s education?
2013 (English)Conference paper, Abstract (Refereed)
The intent of the study is to shed light on what characterizes parents’ complaints in regard of their children’s everyday life in school that are expressed in the reports that are sent to the Swedish school inspection. The focus is directed towards questions about children’s right to get a good education and to the parent’s and the school’s responsibilities for children’s education and wellbeing in school. In this paper the results from analysis of a strategic selection (25 %) of all documents sent to the Swedish School Inspection from parents in 2011 concerning complaints on children’s situation in school is presented. The material analysed in this study consist of 250 documents related to children in the ages between 6 and 16 years old. In the analysis attention is paid to WHAT and HOW parents express what the problem is and WHO is responsible for the problem.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
home-school cooperation, complaints, school inspection, document analysis
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-97694OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-97694DiVA: diva2:650087